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Starting Our Own Food Revolution

 We welcome Ann McManus, director of Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania to Poverty’s Edge.  Ann is an ardent supporter of access to fresh food. She has been director of Second Harvest Food Bank since 1999.  Thanks…
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Children, hunger, poverty, Uncategorized

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What will you do to live in a civilized society?

David Bradley is the Executive Director of the National Community Action Foundation, the lobbying arm of the nation’s more than one thousand Community Action Agencies, including CACLV.  David spoke at our Annual Meeting in October and pretty accurately predicted the outcome of…
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community action, Easton, economic crisis, homelessness, legislation, politics, poverty

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Where Are Our Priorities?

Tom Ulrich of We the People of the Lehigh Valley organized a “Take Back Democracy” rally in West Bethlehem on Saturday, March 19, 2011. At least 50 Lehigh Valley residents gathered to show support for a responsible budget in Harrisburg…
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community action, Events, legislation, local government, politics, poverty

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DESPERATELY SEEKING HOPE IN OUR NATION’S CAPITOL

Well, I visited Washington last week with CACLV Board members Alicia Karner, Lori Sywensky and Jeff Byrne.  Hundreds of Community Action people from all over the country were there to fight back. We are fighting a nasty streak in this country…
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community action, economic crisis, legislation, local government, politics, poverty

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Who can defend me now? – Y Ahora quien podrá defenderme?

Thanks to Esther Guzman, Program Manager of the West Ward Neighborhood Partnership, for submitting this post! We have a fictional hero called el Chapulín Colorado who dresses up like Superman, but does not have super powers. His favorite phrase is,…
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community action, Easton, legislation, local government, politics, poverty, Uncategorized

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