Tag Archive: low-income

The Lehigh Valley’s ‘Collective Resolve’ Means 2013 Will Be Better

I’m not sure how many of us have the time anymore to take a deep breath, clear our heads, and reflect, as we once did, on the year behind us.  Maybe we don’t have any interest in dwelling on the…
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community action, legislation, local government, politics, poverty, Uncategorized, unemployment

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No Peas, Please.

We welcome back to Poverty’s Edge, Sharon Alexander, Development Coordinator at Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and NE Pennsylvania.         “What do you like most in your bag?”  “Do you like grape jelly?” “What about potatoes?”  These are examples…
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Allentown, hunger, Uncategorized

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Neighborliness – a Nation that Cares

We welcome back Janet Ney, former Associate Executive Director of CACLV.  Janet currently serves as the Coordinator of Advocacy and Outreach for the Second Harvest Food Bank  of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania. My sixth grade teacher used to accuse…
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community action, economic crisis, hunger, local government, poverty, Uncategorized

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We Can Only Do So Much…

We welcome back Jennifer Hernandez-Reyes, Communication and Reporting Specialist at the Sixth Street Shelter (SSS) to Poverty’s Edge.    I am not a garden person.  Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that plants are not my friends.  But as I see the flowers come up…
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economic crisis, legislation, local government, poverty, Uncategorized, unemployment

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The White Shirt: Is Moral Fiber and Character Defined By a Specific Article of Clothing?

We welcome Dolores Singletary, Director of the Work Ready program to Poverty’s Edge.   Dolores has been serving as the Director of the Work Ready program since 2008 and has worked for CACLV since 2005.   Thank you for contributing! Some years ago…
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community action, poverty, Uncategorized, unemployment

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