Community Action Association of Alabama

Community Action Association of Alabama The Community Action Association of Alabama is the state of Alabama's premiere anti-poverty network!

09/11/2020

1 in 10 Americans are struggling to afford enough food amid the pandemic

America at Hunger’s Edge
09/06/2020
America at Hunger’s Edge

America at Hunger’s Edge

We spent months photographing dozens of families across the country to understand what food insecurity looks like today.

The Service Economy Meltdown
09/05/2020
The Service Economy Meltdown

The Service Economy Meltdown

As companies reconsider their long-term need to have employees on site, low-wage workers depending on office-based businesses stand to lose the most.

Debt, eviction and hunger: Millions fall back into crisis as stimulus and safety nets vanish
08/24/2020
Debt, eviction and hunger: Millions fall back into crisis as stimulus and safety nets vanish

Debt, eviction and hunger: Millions fall back into crisis as stimulus and safety nets vanish

Fresh produce provides essential nutrients to Greater Boston’s most vulnerable populations during the pandemic. More than 1,000 bags of groceries are packed and delivered every day from the YMCA of Greater Boston’s Hunger Prevention prep site. (Maria Venegas)By Hannah Denham and Hannah DenhamBus...

Slashing the safety net slashes opportunity
08/06/2020
Slashing the safety net slashes opportunity

Slashing the safety net slashes opportunity

The debate about the safety net turns mostly on politics and not science. But we must listen to the evidence, or millions of Americans will needlessly suffer.

Alabama has among nation’s lowest rent, survey says
07/15/2020
Alabama has among nation’s lowest rent, survey says

Alabama has among nation’s lowest rent, survey says

A new report says full-time minimum wage workers cannot afford a two-bedroom rental anywhere in the U.S. and cannot afford a one-bedroom rental in 95 percent of U.S. counties.

Incarceration and Poverty in the United States - AAF
07/01/2020
Incarceration and Poverty in the United States - AAF

Incarceration and Poverty in the United States - AAF

Without reducing poverty—and more specifically, income inequality—as well as racial bias and rolling back harsh sentences for certain crimes, the United States will not meaningfully reduce its prison population.

Southeast Alabama Community Action Partnership
05/29/2020

Southeast Alabama Community Action Partnership

Thank you city of Enterprise Mayor Cooper for distributing produce boxes for SEACAP. Thank you for your service to our community.

Now Is the Time to Improve SNAP for Food Insecure Families
05/15/2020
Now Is the Time to Improve SNAP for Food Insecure Families

Now Is the Time to Improve SNAP for Food Insecure Families

In a moment of crisis for food insecure families, we must expand and make more flexible this essential safety net to ensure low-income individuals can access fresh, healthy food safely.

The Great American Divide:  The coronavirus crisis has underscored our enduring inequalities in race, wealth and health....
04/21/2020
Opinion | The Great American Divide

The Great American Divide: The coronavirus crisis has underscored our enduring inequalities in race, wealth and health.

The New York Times

The coronavirus crisis has underscored our enduring inequalities in race, wealth and health.

Building Alabama Reinvestment
04/08/2020

Building Alabama Reinvestment

Member Spotlight: The Community Action Northwest Alabama serves the Franklin, Colbert and Lauderdale communities through housing, parenting, GED, Meals on Wheels programs and more.

Thank you for serving with compassion and for #RaisingTheBAR in Alabama.

#RaisingTheBAR #BuildingAlabamaReinvestment #justeconomy #economicjustice #communityreinvestment

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