|Grass Roots in the News|
Bita Dayhoff’s (President of the Community Action Council in Howard County, MD) letter to the editor, “Help fight hunger in Howard” was published in the September 9, 2013 edition of The Baltimore Sun.
The Community Action Partnership was included on a "Ways to Involved in the Fight Against Poverty" list that was compiled by Greg Kaufmann and posted July 5, 2013 on his This Week in Poverty blog and billmoyers.com.
Don Mathis’ (Community Action
Partnership President and CEO) letter, on suburban, urban, and rural
poverty, was published in the May 24, 2013 edition of The Baltimore Sun: http://touch.baltimoresun.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-76023840/
Don Mathis’ (Community Action Partnership President and CEO) letter
was published in the February 10, 2013 edition of The New York Times
as part of a reader discussion “Sunday Dialogue: How to Give Families a
Path Out of Poverty” about safety-net programs better-paying jobs, and
support for parents.
Don Mathis’ (Community Action Partnership President and CEO) letter on President Obama’s State of the Union address was published in the February 17, 2013 edition of The Baltimore Sun.
Don Mathis, Community Action Partnership President and CEO, was quoted in the March 8, 2012 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy on Community Action’s response last year to the President’s State of the Union address in which he mentioned proposed cuts to the program.
Don Mathis, Community Action Partnership President and CEO, was quoted in the February 15, 2012 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy on the President’s budget and how it will affect Community Action.
An article in the January 26, 2012 issue of National Journal magazine on poverty and the election quotes Don Mathis, Community Action Partnership President & CEO.
Don Mathis, President and CEO of the Community Action Partnership, shared his thoughts on new polling data indicating that 88 percent of voters believe a candidate’s position on poverty is important in determining their vote for President during a policy forum, “The Politics of Economic Opportunity: Will Growing Poverty Affect Election 2012?” sponsored by Spotlight on Poverty. Click here to watch the video, http://vimeo.com/35235966
C-SPAN, Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Don Mathis, President and CEO of the Community Action Partnership, appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal on February 9 discussing the proposed cuts to the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and the positive impact Community Action has on local communities. C-SPAN reported only positive post-show emails and tweets. To view the 47 minute interview, click here .