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Sat Aug 4, 2012
Picture this, NYCHA tenants - now you are getting cameras! -New York Daily News
The city's public housing honcho has thrown it in reverse — again. NYCHA Chairman John Rhea renewed a promise Friday to install cameras in 80-plus developments by the end of next year.
Fri Aug 3, 2012
Mayor Bloomberg must face up to NYCHA’s unforgiveable failures -New York Daily News
The mayor should have read the letter. The mayor should have taken the contents seriously.
Fri Aug 3, 2012
Letter to Mayor Bloomberg last year warned of NYCHA's failures -New York Daily News
City housing officials, in addition to sitting on nearly $1 billion in federal funds, were too inept to collect another $600 million in available revenue, a civic improvement group charged last year.
Tue Jul 31, 2012
Massachusetts Aims to Cut Growth of Its Health Costs -The New York Times
The Massachusetts legislature passed a first-in-the-nation bill on Tuesday that seeks to limit the growth of health care costs in the state.
Fri Jul 27, 2012
Spring Creek Nehemiah is an Affordable Housing Success Story in East New York -New York Daily News
Linda Boyce says it happens all the time.
Fri Jul 20, 2012
COPS/Metro Applauds Maruchan's Withdrawal of Incentive Request -3 San Antonio News Sources
COPS/Metro Alliance leaders applauded Maruchan’s decision to withdraw their application for tax incentives and welcomed the company to Bexar County. “We reiterate our support for economic development and job creation,” said Fr. Steven Gamez, pastor of St. Philip of Jesus Catholic Church and leader with COPS/Metro Alliance.
Thu Jul 19, 2012
EPISO Challenges School Spending and Representational Disparities -El Paso Times
Before the board meeting on Wednesday, the El Paso Interreligious Sponsoring Organization, or EPISO, and the Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project argued that the district’s at-large elected board does not ensure equal representation throughout the communities it serves.
Sat Jul 14, 2012
Governor signs Collateral Sanction Reform Bill -Fox News Cleveland
Governor John Kasich met with Greater Cleveland Congregations members Monday to discuss collateral sanctions reforms.
Sat Jun 30, 2012
Moving forward on criminal justice reform: Rev. Jawanza Colvin, Rabbi Joshua Caruso and The Very Rev. Tracey Lind -Cleveland Plain Dealer
Earlier this year, nearly 1,000 people from the 40 diverse religious and community groups that constitute Greater Cleveland Congregations gathered at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood to speak with one voice: Our state needs criminal justice reform.
Sat Jun 23, 2012
IESC Preps People for Jobs -Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Kathy McClellan, an instructional aide for the Rosemead School District, is getting ready to search for a job. Although employed now, McClellan is concerned cuts to educational funding could leave her without a job in the not-too-distant future.
Saturday morning, McClellan was one of 49 Inland Valley residents who participated in a jobs workshop organized by the Pomona Valley Cluster of the Inland Empire Sponsoring Committee.
Mon Jun 4, 2012
Project Quest Grads Take Top Honors in Statewide Nursing Competition -San Antonio Express-News
Two participants of Project Quest, Inc., a local non-profit that provides education and workforce training, recently won top awards at a statewide vocational nursing contest.
Thu May 17, 2012
VIP Restores $6 Million in Phoenix Budget for Youth & Children -The Republic
Earlier this year, a faith-based political-action group began putting pressure on Phoenix officials to reinstate some services after noting there was no additional funding planned for after-school programs in the initial version of the city's budget proposal.
Wed Mar 14, 2012
OTOC Fights for Prenatal Healthcare for Low Income Women in Nebraska -Omaha World Herald
Omaha Together One Community (OTOC) joins the Nebraska Catholic Conference, United Methodist Church leadership, Interchurch Ministries of Nebraska and many other medical, religious and social institutions in support of Legislative Bill 599. This common-sense legislation would restore prenatal care for all low-income women...
Sun Feb 5, 2012
Bill Moyers on Saul Alinsky -Metro-IAF
Wed Nov 30, 2011
Multifaith coalition urges Cleveland schools to restore programs -Cleveland Plain Dealer
Tue Nov 29, 2011
Living Wage, Again -Independent Budget Office Web Blog
Amid the uproar during the past few weeks over the proposed living wage law there’s one important point that you might have missed: the city already has a living-wage law.
Sun Nov 27, 2011
Eric Schneiderman is right to fight Obama administration's bad foreclosure settlement with the banks -New York Daily News
While most attention is focused on a drawn-out debt crisis in Washington and spasmodic demonstrations in several cities, the most important economic and political battle of the period is being played out largely under the radar.