Op-Eds and Other News Items


(10/02/2018) Detroit Free Press - Michigan reinstates food assistance requirement: No work, no benefit 

(11/7/2017) The Detroit News - Column: Stable housing benefits health

(8/29/2017) The Detroit News - Empty storefronts repurposed as affordable housing

(8/27/2017) Crain's Detroit Business - Letter: Ballmer Group plan is welcome news

(1/20/2017) Grand Rapids Business Journal - Partnership bringing needed workers to construction industry

(9/27/2016) The Detroit News - Why Michigan can’t turn its back on child care

(7/14/2016) The Times Herald - Dangerous bill would take food away from needy kids

(5/22/2016) The Detroit News - Energy Program's Renewal Promotes Self-Sufficiency

(12/10/2015) Holland Sentinel - My Take: Don't block path out of poverty

(9/14/2015) Crain's Detroit Business - Fate of Child Nutrition Act Determines Kids' Food, Futures

(6/24/2015) Lansing State Journal - Kate Birnbryer-White: Utilities should fund low-income energy assistance

Other News

(01/17/2019) The Sault News - Changes considered for International Bridge bus (CLMCAA)

(01/14/2019) WTOL.com - Monroe County residents impacted by government shutdown get some help (MCOP)

(01/14/2019) Monroe News - Emergency food available for federal workers in Monroe County (MCOP)

(01/10/2019) The Voice - Local grandparents’ artwork displayed at DIA (OLHSA)

(01/08/2019) Oakland Press - More than $1 million awarded to local Head Start organizations (OLHSA) (WMCAA)

(01/08/2019) Flint Side - Funding available to help Flint residents replace water heaters (GCCARD)

(01/03/2019) News Advocate - Area agencies provide residents with heating assistance (FiveCAP)

(12/22/2018) The Herald-Palladium - Plenty of goodwill to go around (SMCAA)

(12/09/2018) MiBiz.com - Q&A: Michelle Williamson, Community Action Agency of South Central Michigan (CAASCM)

(11/30/2018) The Sault News - Community of Trees voting opens Saturday (CLMCAA)

(11/29/2018) The Hastings Banner - Community Action on track to transform vacant Ponderosa property (CAASCM)

(11/27/2018) News Advocate - Local organizations spread holiday cheer (FiveCAP)

(11/23/2018) Mlive.com - Community Action sets food distributions at five sites (CAAC)

(11/17/2018) The Daily News - Thanks to all who came together for Community Connect (DICSA)

(11/15/2018) BridgeMI.com - Opinion | Healthy food access is still a need for Michigan families (MCOP)

(11/13/2018) Daily News - Funding cut for Norway Senior Center (DICSA)

(11/1/2018) Daily News - Bay West LIFE meets Nov. 8 (DICSA)

(11/1/2018) Daily News - DICSA earns high marks in state assessment report (DICSA)

(10/25/2018) The Hastings Banner - Old Ponderosa will serve community in a different way (CAASCM)

(10/21/2018) Record Eagle -  Help at Hand: Three-digit database makes it easier to find resources (NMCAA)

(10/18/2018) Clare County Review - Ribbon cutting opens Clare Depot (MMCAA)

(10/17/2018) The Daily Telegram - Community Action Agency receives grant for lead abatement (CAAJHL)

(10/16/2018) Students at Lincoln Park school maintain community garden, run farmer's market (WMCAA)

(10/16/2018) WILX - $3.2M in grants to help people in Michigan find, keep homes (NMCAA)

(10/12/2018) News Advocate - FiveCAP can help with heating assistance applications (FiveCAP)

(10/9/2018) Click On Detroit - Millions awarded to help communities expand residential lead hazard services (HDC, CAAJHL)

(10/8/2018) Times Herald - Nonprofit completes purchase of Baker College's Lapeer Road campus (BWCA)

(10/7/2018) Argus Press - Christmas applications available (CACS)

(10/5/2018) Detroit Regional Chamber - Detroit Regional Chamber, General Motors Announce NeighborHUB Grant Winners (WMCAA)

(9/26/2018) News-Herald - Music by Moonlight rooftop event raises $27,000 for homeless services (WMCAA)

(9/21/2018) Cadillac News - NMCAA seeks public help with assessment survey (NMCAA)