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Community Progress Council is happy to provide interviews, photographs, and other information to news outlets upon request. Media inquiries should be sent to Sarah Chain, Director of Marketing and Communications, at schain@yorkcpc.org or (717) 846-4600, ext. 282.

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Ribbon-cutting celebrates new Red Lion hub

Thursday, March 9, 2023

The York County Economic Alliance, Red Lion Area School District, PA State Rep. Wendy Fink, York County PA Commissioners Hoke and Smith, and CPC team members gathered for a ribbon-cutting celebration of our recently-opened Red Lion hub. Watch the Facebook Live from YCEA!

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Reducing York’s poverty rate a ‘challenge’

York Dispatch, January 30, 2023

Roughly 150,000 of 450,000 York County residents live below the self-sufficiency standard, meaning they struggle to make ends meet each month without help. Although money is the typical measure of whether someone lives in poverty, poverty can also mean a lack of resources.

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Poverty awareness event held in Harrisburg

WGAL News 8, January 18, 2023

12% of Pennsylvania residents live in poverty, and that number jumps to almost 29% in York City. Community Progress Council helps families through relationship building, coaching, and connecting people to goal-specific programs.

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The end to poverty starts with all of us

York Dispatch, January 12, 2023

Inflation seems here to stay, and rising costs are impacting even middle-income families. Many people are, understandably, so focused on making it from one day to the next, paying the bills at hand, that the future seems out of reach. In honor of Poverty Awareness Month, we share a solution to poverty that begins with all of us.

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County Commissioners recognize CPC for efforts to end poverty

WPMT FOX43, January 4, 2023

Community Progress Council, recognized by County and City officials for Poverty Awareness Month, is dedicated to helping people who are struggling financially. They offer financial and housing education, early childhood education, nutrition and workforce development to encourage self-sufficiency.

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