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May 2017 Newsletter – Community Action Association of Pennsylvania

Community Action Association of Pennsylvania

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CAAP News Update – May 2017
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SPOTLIGHT: Union-Snyder Community Action Agency

Laura La Grave was a recent participant in Union-Snyder Community Action Agency’s (CAA) Family Self-Sufficiency program. When she first started the program, Laura had a lot of dreams and goals that she wanted to reach but didn't know how or where to begin. Working with Teri, who is a Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator at Union-Snyder CAA, Laura figured out a path forward, what steps she needed to take, and how to set small goals that got her started in the right direction to reach her big goal...

National Community Action Foundation

See newsletter for NCAF’s press release responding to the Trump Administration’s first full budget proposal.

Dr. Stephen Pimpare to speak at the upcoming Community Action Symposium

CAAP is excited to announce that one of our keynote speakers at the June Community Action Symposium is Dr. Stephen Pimpare. Dr. Pimpare is a nationally recognized expert on poverty, homelessness, and U.S. social policy, and he has appeared on NPR, CNN, MSNBC, CBS, CBC, Al Jazeera, PRI, Pacifica Radio, and Democracy Now. Dr. Pimpare’s recent article, “Laziness isn’t why people are poor. And iPhones aren’t why they lack health care” was recently featured in the Washington Post...

CAAP/DCED’s 2017 Annual Community Action Symposium is being held from June 20-22 in Harrisburg, PA

Budget Day of Action

Demand a People’s Budget for PAFacebook page, June 5 in Harrisburg, PA

Partnership Annual Convention Call for Volunteers

The Community Action Partnership’s Annual Convention will take place in Philadelphia, PA, from August 29th – September 1st... The Partnership has asked for volunteer help from Pennsylvania’s Community Action Agencies...

CAAP Annual Conference … INCLUSION by Design

Save the Date: October 2-3 in State College, PA

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