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September 2017 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

Indiana Community Action Association

IN-CAA Newsletter – September 2017


 Pace receives $1 million in funding to expand Early Head Start & increase classroom time for Head Start students
All are invited to attend the new center's open house on Oct. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Thanks to $1 million in federal grants from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Pace Community Action Agency, Inc. began serving children at its expanded Pace Early Learning Center in Vincennes, Ind., on Aug. 14 – read full article.


CAPWI Head Start director graduates distinguished fellowship
Robin Curry, the Head Start director for Community Action Program, Inc. of Western Indiana (CAPWI), is now a proud graduate of the prestigious UCLA Head Start Management Fellows Program – read full article.

U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth Visits Hoosier Uplands
On Tuesday, Aug. 15, United States Rep. Trey Hollingsworth visited Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation, after he expressed interest in learning more about the organization's offering – read full article.

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Here's how Trump's tax plan would shortchange Indiana's middle- and working-class families
Original blog post published by Andrew Bradley, IIWF Senior Policy Analyst – The Trump administration's proposed tax plan would shortchange Indiana as a state, especially its middle-class and working families, while top earners would pocket a windfall.  Although the administration hasn't yet released full details of the plan, their public statements show that Indiana wouldn't get its fair share of tax cuts.  This would disproportionately benefit the nation's very wealthiest and would likely be offset by damaging cuts to vital services – read full article.


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