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

(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)

(8/27/2018) Oakland Press - Tee off at Fountains Golf to help keep homes warm this winter with OLHSA (OLHSA)

(8/15/2018) Daily Press - Food distribution for September set (MDSCAA)

(8/15/2018) News Advocate - Head Start Centers enrollment underway (FiveCAP)

(8/13/2018) MiNews26 - Local Homeowners to Benefit From NMCAA Grant (NMCAA)

(8/12/2018) WHMI -  Public Comment Sought For 2019 Grant (OLHSA)

(8/11/2018) Oakland Press - Senior volunteer opportunities highlighted at Sept. 11 fair (Macomb)

(8/8/2018) Daily Press - CCA millage gets approval from voters (MDSCAA)

(8/8/2018) Daily News - Dickinson voters say yes to all millages (DICSA) 

(8/4/2108) Daily Press - Millage proposals dominate local primary election ballot (MDSCAA)

(8/3/2018) Daily News - Norway-Vulcan Senior Center deserves support (DICSA)

(8/2/2018) Daily News - DICSA serves seniors across the county (DICSA)

(7/31/2018) Daily News - DICSA: Funding benefits seniors (DICSA)

(7/26/2018) WTVB - Restaurant voucher program expanding in area (CAASCM)

(7/26/2018) Times Herald - Backpack giveaway: 'You can see the impact in kids' lives' (BWCA)

(7/12/2018) WZZM 13 - Ottawa Hills football team fights hunger - (KCCA)

(7/12/2018) UPMatters.com - Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency: Senior Services ballot issue - (MDSCAA)

(6/19/2018) The Monroe News - St. Joseph Food Closet closing (MCOP)

(6/18/2018) UPMatters.com - Board member sought to represent Schoolcraft Co. with Community Action Agency (MDSCAA)

(6/12/2018) Macomb Daily - Sun shines for Senior Fun Festival at Jimmy John's Field - (Macomb)

(6/11/2018) Macomb Community Action Senior Fun Festival to be held at Jimmy John's Field - (Macomb)

(5/25/2018) Mining Journal - Michelle JaJoie named executive director of CAAM (CAAM)

(5/24/2018) The News Herald - DTE providing utility payment assistance for low-income families (WMCAA)

(5/16/2018) News Advocate - FiveCAP holding garden workshop May 24 (FiveCAP)

(5/14/2018) CUInsight - Genisys Credit Union donates $36,000 to OLHSA (OLHSA)

(5/08/2018) Macomb Daily News - Volunteers drive the success of Macomb County's Meals on Wheels program (Macomb)

(5/06/2018) News Advocate - FiveCAP celebrates another successful tax preparation season (FiveCAP)

(5/03/2018) MINews26 - NMCAA Assistance Programs (NMCAA)