Monthly Archives: June 2019

Changing Lives 1 at a Time

Above is a report on some of our activities for the month of May. Each month through Community Action of Southeast Iowa lives are impacted, people are changed, partnerships are built, people are strengthened, and quality services are provided to alleviate the conditions and causes of poverty empowering people on their journey to self-sufficiency.

Children and Poverty

Children and especially children of color are disproportionately affected by poverty. The circle graph below shows the percentage of children in poverty by population numbers in our four counties in southeast Iowa. When we look at the number of individuals and how many of them in that group in our area are in poverty we see some astronomical numbers: 14.62%…