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In The News

Community Progress Council offers a wide range of programs and services focused on helping individuals and families achieve greater self-sufficiency. Choose a link below to view news articles and videos about our services, events, program participants and leadership in the community.

Featured Article

Central Penn Business Journal, Friday, January 12, 2018

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Workshop gives business, government leaders a taste of poverty

Access to health care, jobs, housing, transportation and child care was just beyond reach. If they were attainable, they were costly necessities that made the difference as to whether there would be dinner on the table or lights on at night.

They scrambled to find jobs and to feed their families, while handling as best they could the mishaps and misfortunes that easily derail plans, leading to hunger or homelessness or both. 

“There was a lot of uncertainty,” said Mike Buckingham.

Latest Articles

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Sobering role play puts York County leaders below the poverty line

York Daily Record/Sunday News, Thursday, January 11, 2018

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VIDEO: Poverty simulation creates empathy

York Dispatch, Thursday, January 11, 2018

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WIC program offers later appointments

TownLively, Friday, December 15, 2017

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Homebuyer Education workshops set

York Dispatch, Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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Community Progress Council expands leadership team with CPO

York County Economic Alliance, Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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Why should I care about poverty in York? (column)

York Daily Record/Sunday News, Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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Community Progress Council Head Start programs earn national accreditation

York Dispatch, Monday, August 28, 2017

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Community Progress Council receives proclamations for Community Action Month

TownLively, Thursday, June 1, 2017

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Community action empowers individuals to rise above poverty

York Daily Record/Sunday News, Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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Former art student fulfills wildlife dream in Alaska

York Dispatch, Monday, April 24, 2017

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