Participants share their experiences from the 2014 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Challenge sponsored by the the Arizona Community Action Association – a weeklong experience of living on just $27 a week for food conducted from Oct 6-13th.
The New York State Community Action Association is commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Economic Opportunity Act with From Poverty to Opportunity: NYS Community Action Poverty Tour 2014.
The Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley promotes asset building as an essential mechanism to help low- to moderate-income families move toward self-sufficiency. Protecting those assets, though, is an important part of the strategy, so advocacy against predatory lending practices is undertaken as part of the agency’s Community Action Financial Services division.
The Utah Community Action Partnership Association and AARP Utah are sponsoring this event at the Utah State Capitol on January 28, 2014.
Two powerful documentary films were featured during the Utah Community Action Partnership Association’s Conference on Poverty – Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County and Welcome to Shelbyville.
The North Carolina Community Action Association is sponsoring a Youth Essay Contest. North Carolina youth, ages 6 to 18 years old, are invited to enter the “Every Child is a Winner,” Face to Face With Poverty essay contest.
In honor of Community Action Month, the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies is initiating the Ohio Community Action Food Stamp Challenge April 30-May 4. The goal of the Challenge is to increase awareness and give participants a view of what life can be like for the 1.75 million low-income Ohioans receiving food stamps.
The Maryland Community Action Partnership has published the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Maryland 2012 to help Maryland families and individuals make progress toward real economic security.
The North Carolina Community Action Association is launching a “Face to Face With Poverty” initiative for 2012 aimed to give North Carolina Community Action Agencies the opportunity to herald the urgent agenda of our low-income communities to key stakeholders.
Here are seven varied documentaries that can be used to build awareness about poverty and to generate ideas on how issues such as these could be addressed in your community.
Access to recording and related resources for the second webinar on Racial Equity and Economic Security.
Access to recording and related resources for the first webinar on Racial Equity and Economic Security.
Poverty reports and related materials help attract attention to poverty issues and to help educate the public and inform decision-makers.