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Is Poverty a Death Sentence?

SenatorSanders | October 13, 2011 | Bernie Sanders, CAFCA, Child Poverty, Community Action, Is Poverty a Death Sentence?

Sen. Sanders makes his opening statement arguing that poverty is often a death sentence in the United States.

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Dr. James Gatling: Protecting LIHEAP Funding

CT House Democrats | October 07, 2011 | CAFCA, CEAP, CHAP, Community Action, Energy Assistance, Heating Assistance, House Democrats, Human Services, LIHEAP, Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program

Dr. James Gatling, President/CEO of NOI, Inc. and CAFCA Board Chair, speaks at Congressman Murphy's press conference about the vital nature of LIHEAP (Heating/Energy Assistance). LIHEAP does make the difference between life and death for some families, we simply can't afford to jeopardize the program or the people it supports in any way.

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Marisa Galdi LIHEAP Interview with Derek Haviland

WFUV 90.7 FM | August 09, 2011 | Energy Assistance, LIHEAP, Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program, Maris Galdi, Poverty, Summer Heat, Summer LIHEAP Awareness Day, WFUV, Winter Cold

WFUV Anchor Jerry Barmash discusses Marisa Galdi's story on the importance of the Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the essential nature of the program. Includes comments from CAFCA spokesperson.

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Advocates decry cuts in heating assistance program

New Haven Register | August 03, 2011 | Community Action Agencies, Energy Assistance, LIHEAP, Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program, Senator Martin Looney

Senate Majority Leader Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, said 113,000 low-income households statewide received assistance last year, when the average benefit was $863. To qualify, recipients can only earn up to 150 percent of the federal poverty level, or $33,000 for a family of four.

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CAFCA & Operation Fuel's LIHEAP Awareness Day

CT-N | August 03, 2011 | , Energy Assistance, LIHEAP, Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program

CT-N's full coverage of the CAFCA/Operation Fuel LIHEAP Awareness Day Press Conference held on August 2nd, 2011.

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Conn. groups oppose cuts in federal energy help

News 8 WTNH | August 02, 2011 | Budget Cuts, CAFCA, Connecticut Association for Community Action, Heating Assistance, LIHEAP, Operation Fuel, Safety Net, Social Services

CAFCA , Operation Fuel and state lawmakers urged Connecticut's congressional delegation to fight proposed cuts to the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP funds are distributed through the Connecticut Association for Community Action.

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CT-N Capitol Report: Paid Sick Days & More - June 6, 2011

Connecitcut Network (CT-N) | June 06, 2011 | Com. Roderick Bremby, Department of Social Services, Paid Sick Days

Hosted by Diane Smith with special guests Mark Pazniokas & Keith Phaneuf, Reporters for The Connecticut Mirror. Diane is also joined by Roderick Bremby, Commissioner of the Department of Social Services.

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Hard times generation: Homeless Kids

CBS News Online | March 06, 2011 | 60 Minutes, Child Poverty, Scott Pelley, The Recession

One of the hardest hit groups by the recession are children, with numbers still growing, the child poverty rate in the United States could soon be 1 out of 4.

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Bono Performs at Shriver Funeral

Associated Press | January 22, 2011 | Bono, Sargent Shriver

Bono performs in the memory of R. Sargent Shriver at his funeral. Shriver is considered to be the Father of Community Action.

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Mark Shriver on The Colbert Report | November 10, 2010 | Mark Shriver

Mark Shriver as a guest on The Colbert Report with Steven Colbert

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