Monthly Archives: November 2021

Causes and Conditions of Poverty

At Community Action we often talk about “causes” and “conditions” of poverty. But what does that mean? How do we make the distinction and what difference does it make? Causes of poverty are generally things that put people in poverty or are reasons they still struggle in poverty. Causes of poverty may be barriers to success or where there are identified gaps. The…

Board Election for a Lee County Representative of the Low-Income

View candidates and vote online here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021BoardLeeRep Our Board of Directors has an opening for a low-income representative from Lee County. If interested in serving on the board as a representative of the low-income, please complete the Interest Form for Representatives of the Low-Income online, print a paper copy, or pick up a paper copy from our Fort Madison Eichacker…