May 16, 2013
Help protect our state from predatory lending practices.
May 14, 2013
Stop by and spend a whole day with the internationally renowned Dr. Brenner.
April 24, 2013
It's the May issue of the Chronicle!
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April 3, 2013
We look through the Torah, Qur'an, and the Christian traditions to see what the have to say about predatory lending practices.
March 29, 2013
PICO reveals five elements it considers essential to comprehensive immigration reform.
PICO reveals the five elements it considers essential to immigration reform, in Spanish!
March 27, 2013
The latest and arguably greatest issue of the CUNA Chronicle!
March 18, 2013
The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) 2013 budget.
March 13, 2013
A few quick and interesting facts about payday lending.
February 26, 2013
A 1.7 million dollar investment, a new Chair of the Board, and more! Find out what we've been up to in this handy newsletter carefully crafted by the connoisseurs over at CUNA.
February 25, 2013
The second report in the Payday series by the Pew Charitable Trust. Read to see how payday lending affects our families.
February 14, 2013
Out-of-state payday lenders want to brig predatory lending practices to Pennsylvania. See what organizations in Pennsylvania are doing to stop them and how you can help.
February 12, 2013
"To begin the process of rebuilding their housing and their neighborhoods, communities must not only make a commitment to change, but must also pull all key stakeholders together."
February 5, 2013
Analysis of ACBC's Community Input Survey
October 26, 2012
The Spanish version of ACBC's community input survey that will help us understand which benefits the community wants to see from current and future development projects in Allentown.
August 17, 2012
Background, Mission, and Steering Committee Members as of August 15, 2012
August 10, 2012
Click here to download a simple 9 question survey that will help the Allentown Community Benefits Coalition understand how current and future development in the NIZ can benefit Allentown's residents.
July 17, 2012
Federal funds to expand Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program will make it possible for more than six hundred and fifty thousand (652,869) people who live in poverty in our state to obtain low-cost health coverage. This funding will improve the health of the most vulnerable people, while generating much-needed jobs and economic activity. It will also remove the burden of uncompensated care on our hospitals, health care providers and small businesses.
April 16, 2012
Click here to download a simple one page/10 question survey about Allentown's Neighborhood Improvment Zone.
March 7, 2012
"In the face of the challenges to our democracy - corporate personhood, mass society, 24-hour partisan news broadcasts, consumerism, alienation and isolation - the work of community organizing has never been more important"
November 2, 2011
"We know God has a bigger, bolder vision for the people of this nation. So as clergy from many faith traditions, we've come together to make this statement..."
September 6, 2011
Bending the Cost Curve and Improving Quality in America's Poorest City - Camden, NJ
August 26, 2011
The American Dream used to mean that if you put in a hard day's work, you could expect good wages, benefits, and a better life for your kids. But the kinds of jobs that can provide a solid middle-class life in return for hard work are in short supply - unemployment is up, earnings are stagnant or falling, and hard-won benefits are being lost. The future of Pennsylvania's middle class, the backbone of Pennsylvania's economy for more than half a century, is at risk.
May 27, 2011
"I want to stress both the economic and social importance of this initiative."
May 3, 2011
CUNA developed this graphic to visually demonstrate the process Allentown teens must undergo to find work.
April 25, 2011
As a people of faith, we are called to stand together in the breaches of society, providing the security and structure for a healthy community.
April 6, 2011
Case Study from Boston
February 25, 2011
Can we lower medical costs by giving the neediest patients better care?
January 26, 2011
Click here to take the survey
January 24, 2011
How we think about power has a great influence on how we train leaders, how we use the power of our organizations and how we approach creating change in our communities.
January 21, 2011
This kind of organizing, with its focus on leadership development, is dedicated to helping regular people become powerful actors in their own neighborhoods, cities, and states and to building the human infrastructure of communities over the long-term
January 20, 2011
Jesus’ Strategic Plan for Mission
“…while charity and advocacy might in some way sever to empower, they empower only in an individual and short-term capacity. On the other hand, when empowerment is viewed in terms of community, it connotes the commissioning or sending forth of people.”
September 24, 2004
This case study explains how Oakland Community Organizations organized parents and community leaders to create new schools that are outperforming comparable ones in the city.
Clergy from across Pennsylvania stand against predatory lending!
Join us and world-famous Dr. Jeff Brenner for for an informative day on modern healthcare.
Catch up on our ongoing work.
See how PICO changes lives, strengthens families and revitalizes communities across the country.
CUNA and our national network PICO are nonpartisan and are not aligned explicitly or implicitly with any candidate or party. We do not endorse or support candidates for office.