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Governor Malloy proclaims May 27, 2015 as Community Action Day; Community Action Agencies hold event at LOB concourse

CAFCA | June 01, 2015 |

Governor Malloy has proclaimed May as Community Action Month and May 27, 2015, as Community Action Day in the State of Connecticut. The state’s Community Action Network is holding Community Action Day today, May 27th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Legislative Office Building (LOB) concourse as part of National Community Action Month. The event will highlight the essential programs and services Connecticut’s Community Action Agencies (CAAs)?the state and federal designated anti-poverty agencies?provide to low-income residents in every city and town.

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Deb Monahan, Executive Director, TVCCA, featured on CBS Connecticut's Ray Dunaway Show

CAFCA | March 04, 2015 |

Deb Monahan, Executive Director of Thames Valley Council for Community Action, Inc. (TVCCA) and 1st Vice Chair of the Connecticut Association for Community Action (CAFCA) is on the air. Deb will be appearing to talk about tomorrow (March 4) being Community Action Day at the State Capitol, and how CAFCA and the anti-poverty agencies around the state are calling on the Governor and the Legislature to reconsider a proposed $3.4 million cut in their Human Services Infrastructure (HSI) funding.

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Dr. James Gatling: Budget would harm low income earners

CAFCA | March 04, 2015 |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's recent proposal to eliminate funding for the Human Services Infrastructure Program may cancel one of the most efficient and effective initiatives available to Connecticut's low-income residents. The program provides core funding for community-action agencies, such as New Opportunities Inc. The proposed elimination of $3.4 million would cancel $2 million worth of matching federal funds and fully defund this service delivery system, which provides clients with programs that help then achieve self-sufficient lives. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's recent proposal to eliminate funding for the Human Services Infrastructure Program may cancel one of the most efficient and effective initiatives available to Connecticut's low-income residents. The program provides core funding for community-action agencies, such as New Opportunities Inc. The proposed elimination of $3.4 million would cancel $2 million worth of matching federal funds and fully defund this service delivery system, which provides clients with programs that help then achieve self-sufficient lives.

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