D-SNAP Provides Food in Time of Disaster

Posted at http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/d-snap-provides-food-in-time-of-disaster AUG 30, 2017 By Victoria Palacio Tens of thousands of people have been displaced from their homes in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.  Houston and the Texas coast are still experiencing severe flooding, with more rain expected in … Continued

The State of Working Pennsylvania 2017

Posted at https://www.keystoneresearch.org/publications/research/state-working-pennsylvania-2017 Authors:  Mark Price, Stephen Herzenberg Publication Date:  August 31, 2017 Read the Press Release Download the full report Download the “Agenda to Raise Pennsylvania’s Pay” Executive Summary A year ago, “The State of Working Pennsylvania 2016” presented data … Continued

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Provides Places to Help Those Affected by Harvey & Irma

Thanks to Rev. Karl Jones for sharing this important information. From the “About Us” page of their website: National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD), an association of organizations that mitigate and alleviate the impact of disasters, provides a … Continued

‘A Class of Its Own’: No Storm in US History Has Unleashed More Rain Than Hurricane Harvey

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/08/29/class-its-own-no-storm-us-history-has-unleashed-more-rain-hurricane-harvey Published on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by Common Dreams “The 3-to-4 day rainfall totals are simply mind-blowing.” By Jake Johnson, staff writer People walk down a flooded street as they evacuate their homes after the area was … Continued