In the news
Stories of progress are everywhere at Community Progress Council. See what’s new in our programs and services for low-income residents of York County, and celebrate with us on client successes and community impact.
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CPC raises $51,730 through Give Local York!
Thanks to your amazing support of Community Progress Council through Give Local York, we raised $51,730, all of which goes toward our mission to empower people in poverty to make progress toward self-sufficiency. Read stories of impact YOU make possible!
CEO Robin Rohrbaugh elected for statewide Community Action Board of Directors
Community Progress Council is pleased to share that President/CEO Robin K. Rohrbaugh has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania (CAAP).
Community Progress Council integrates services in Red Lion hub
Community Progress Council is pleased to announce it has integrated its services in the Red Lion area and is now operating a “hub” model in Windsor Manor Elementary School. Intentionally re-designing our service delivery model to co-locate programs and better support our families’ comprehensive needs is a key strategic priority for Community Progress Council!
Holiday sponsorship to benefit early childhood families
Will you help us make the holiday season bright for families in our early childhood education programs?
This year, we are excited to share our Holiday Sponsorship registry at Target.com. and at Target locations. All listed books and toys are age-appropriate for the children enrolled in our program and will provide them with an opportunity to extend their learning and play beyond the walls of the classroom!
Smart Talk: How does credit impact self-sufficiency?
Credit can open a plethora of opportunities to a person or present barriers for self-sufficiency. We spoke with WITF Smart Talk on what impacts your credit score, and how financial counseling can help you improve your score and reach your financial goals.
Granting equal access through translation services
In the summer of 2022, York County Community Foundation’s Racial Equity Fund awarded a grant to Community Progress Council (CPC) for its Language Access and Equity Project. This program was implemented by CPC’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee to ensure its program participants are provided with services in their native language.
Addressing multiple issues is key to fighting poverty
Robin Rohrbaugh, president of the Community Progress Council joined WITF Smart Talk to discuss resources to support families on their path toward self-sufficiency. Rohrbaugh said people experiencing poverty face multiple challenges, and comprehensive, integrated services are key.
CPC empowers individuals to impact the community
Selected by the York County Economic Alliance for an “Impact Issue” series focused on nonprofit leaders developing transformative change, President/CEO Robin Rohrbaugh shares CPC’s holistic approach to helping people move toward self-sufficiency.
CPC talks support for fathers, whole family
Luisa Olivo-Wolf, Assistant Chief Program Officer for Community Progress Council, joined us on Friday’s Smart Talk to discuss the importance of fatherhood, challenges fathers may face, and resources to help them.
‘Dental Days’ a key part of comprehensive services for children
At Community Progress Council, we focus on comprehensive services — and that’s absolutely true in our early childhood education programs! Our team focuses on a child’s intellectual, social-emotional, AND physical development, and connects with the whole family to ensure they’re supported in working toward their goals for a bright future.
We welcomed abc27 to our Dental Days this week, a partnership with Family First Health.
CPC, YWCA York partner for Mindful Fathering
Community Progress Council and YWCA York are pleased to partner together to expand Mindful Fathering, a free educational group program for fathers who desire to raise children in a nurturing environment.