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In The News
Central Penn Business Journal, Friday, January 12, 2018Read the full article here
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.
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Sobering role play puts York County leaders below the poverty line
York Daily Record/Sunday News, Thursday, January 11, 2018Read the full article here
VIDEO: Poverty simulation creates empathy
York Dispatch, Thursday, January 11, 2018Watch the video here
WIC program offers later appointments
TownLively, Friday, December 15, 2017Read the full article here
Homebuyer Education workshops set
York Dispatch, Tuesday, November 28, 2017Read the full article here
Community Progress Council expands leadership team with CPO
York County Economic Alliance, Tuesday, October 3, 2017Read the full article here
Why should I care about poverty in York? (column)
York Daily Record/Sunday News, Wednesday, August 30, 2017Read the full article here
Community Progress Council Head Start programs earn national accreditation
York Dispatch, Monday, August 28, 2017Read the full article here
Community Progress Council receives proclamations for Community Action Month
TownLively, Thursday, June 1, 2017Read the full article here
Community action empowers individuals to rise above poverty
York Daily Record/Sunday News, Tuesday, May 16, 2017Read the full article here
Former art student fulfills wildlife dream in Alaska
York Dispatch, Monday, April 24, 2017Read the full article here