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MASSCAP Public Policy Briefing on February 2, 2017

A Breakfast Briefing on Poverty & Opportunity A Review of MASSCAP’s Public Policy Priorities When:        February 2, 2017 10:30 a.m. Location:   Nurses Hall, State House, Boston, MA RSVP:       Joe Diamond, Executive Director, 617.645.2949   Community Action...

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Plymouth Chamber honors longtime community leader

As reported by Boston Herald: A longtime champion of services to those in need — who helped build and expand the South Shore Community Action Council — was honored yesterday by the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce. Pat Daly, who rose from Head Start director to...

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Low Income Residents to Receive Free Tax Preparation

As reported by Sy Becker, 22 News WWLP: Free help is available for thousands of families that need to file their taxes. At the Springfield Partners for Community Action, an anti-poverty agency in Mason Square, tax-savvy volunteers help low income families prepare...

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LEO Keeping Lynn Warm With Heat Help

As reported by Thor Jourgensen, Item Live: With a part-time income barely covering her rent, Jennifer Caruso came to Lynn Economic Opportunity on Thursday to get heating assistance. She walked out of the Broad Street agency with the information she needed as well as a...

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APAC Fuel Assistance Program is in Full Swing

As reported by John Lynds, East Boston Times-Free Press: As the weather gets colder Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD)  Energy Programs Director Kathy Tobin expects more residents will be signing up for the annual Fuel Assistance Program at ABCD’s Meridian...

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