Category: News

The latest news on the tour.

McGowan Awards $50,000 to Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc.

Press Release 8/28/2014 Penn Yan, NY-The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund has graciously awarded a $50,000 grant to Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. for two programs.  Marianne Brand, McGowan Charitable Fund Board Director shares, “McGowan Charitable Fund is

Gene Nichol to Narrate Tour Documentary

More than 25 communities in New York State will participate in the Tour, providing forums for engaging in discussions about poverty, inequality and the programs that have worked so well to help our most vulnerable neighbors. We will give voice

Erie CAO Poverty Tour Stops – Media and Press

Images and Media from the Erie CAO Tour Stop, May 2014. Click here to view the event listing. Press Coverage Photos Journal Entries Photos Journal Entries                              

Anti-poverty tour highlighting inequality in New York State

WRVO’s coverage of the tour  

Listen to NPR’s Coverage of ProAction of Steuben Yates!

Click the button below to listen to Morning Edition on NPR  -and their coverage of   ProAction of Steuben Yates!!!! The Changing Picture Of Poverty: Hard Work Is ‘Just Not Enough’ by PAM FESSLER May 07, 2014 3:34 AM ET

Tour Stop – Erie County May 2014

Post by New York State Community Action Association.

Broome County Successful Event

Post by New York State Community Action Association.

Addressing poverty in New York, county by county

Click this link to view Innovation Trails article on the Ulster Tour Stop.    

Tour Kick Off April 3 – Images and Video

The tour kicked off April 3, 2014 in Albany NY. Check out the Speak Outs below. To view images from the event, please click here.  Videos of Speak Outs:

(Erie) Multiple Events with Erie CAO

Erie County Community Action Organization if holding multiple events in connection with the tour. Check them out by clicking on the links below: Poverty Simluation Legislative Luncheon on Poverty Erie CAO and Ujima Theatre Company present the play, “Unheard Voices”

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