Friday, June 5, 2020

Community Action Agencies Turn Their Attention to COVID-19 Relief

From Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

A conversation with National Community Action Partnership’s Chief Executive Officer, Denise Harlow, to discuss the implications of COVID-19 and how Community Action Agencies around the country are responding.

The COVID-19 pandemic poses significant hurdles in that services for low-income communities are difficult to provide yet more needed than ever. Such is the challenge facing the National Community Action Partnership, the national hub that connects over a thousand Community Action Agencies and federal, state, and local leaders to help fight poverty.This conversation has been lightly edited for content and length.