Weekly Newsletter-Monday, November 12, 2012

Weekly Newsletter

Week of November 12, 2012
This Week's Issues to Watch
Please Help Those Affected By Hurricane Sandy
Our thoughts are with the people recovering from the storm and with the families of those who lost their lives during the hurricane and its aftermath.

Join Us on November 28! 
PathWays PA  to Release Overlooked and Undercounted: Impact of the Great Recession as Measured by the Self-Sufficiency Standard of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
United Way, 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia

Child Advocacy Forum hosted by theBucks County League of Women Voters
Tuesday, November 13 at 7PM
Central Bucks High School South
Hear this important and timely discussion by a distinguished panel of experts on the role of social service agencies and the legal community in protecting our children.

Children's Leadership
Council,Coalition on Human Needs, and Voices for America's Children to host "Fiscal Showdown and Children" webinar 
Wednesday, November 14 at 4PM
Experts to speak include:
Ellen NissenbaumSenior Vice President for Government Affairs, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Deborah Weinstein, Executive Director, Coalition on Human Needs
and more.

RSVP here     

Join the United Way
of Greater Philadelphia and Southeastern New Jersey's Holiday Network

Each year during the holiday season, United Way's Community Action Center works to mobilize the caring power in our region by promoting and providing information about opportunities to give and serve throughout our region.  To become part of this year's Holiday Network, please fill out the Holiday Network Form.

Contact actioncenter@uwgpsnj.org or (215) 665-2501 with any questions  
Adult Education Classes  

PathWays PA will be holding a series of Adult Education classes for Adult Learners seeking to obtain GED Certification and improve their literacy skills. These classes will be held this fall at PathWays PA's corporate office in Holmes, PA, as well as the CareerLink in Chester, PA.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Lauren Rodino at 610-543-5022 x 258.
PathWays PA in the News
October 11, 2012:
PathWays PA releases 2012-2013 Self-Sufficiency Report "Overlooked and Undercounted" 

October 17, 2012:
1 in 4 PA households Struggle to make ends meet-Read More

October 18, 2012:
25% of PA households below poverty standard-Read More

The Delaware County Literacy Coalition Presents:
Read. Write. Work.
Adult Literacy in Delaware County

Please join us on November 16 to connect with other community leaders while learning about the adult literacy services currently provided, how well they meet the demands of our residents and what this may mean to our local workforce and economic future.

Click to RSVP or by calling/emailing Debbie Callahan at 610-713-2202

President's office of PublicEngagement to Host National Conference Call 
Wednesday, November 14 at 4PM
Join Jon Carson, Director of the Office of Public Engagement to discuss reducing the deficit and increasing spending to invest in a strong middle class and economy.
Click Here to RSVP and receive call in information.

Better Choices for PA Coalition holdingFederal Budget Webinar 
Monday, November 19 at 2PM
Join us to hear what's at stake for the commonwealth in the federal budget debate. 

Sign on to a letter today urging Congress to ensure any deficit reduction plan includes new revenue that safeguards education and critical services for Pennsylvania families and communities. 

Maternity Care Coalition releases"Price of Being a Woman"

Did you know-100 percent of the health plans surveyed charged women higher premiums than men based on gender alone?
Read the Full Report Here
Corporation for  
Development (CFED) releases 2012 "Assets and Opportunities" Scorecard for States 
Check it outHere
PathWays PA Named Non-Profit of the Year by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce! Chamber of Commerce 
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