PA Dept. of Education Announces School Breakfast Program Mini Grants

March 8th, 2019|

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) recently announced the availability of $600,000 in mini-grants for schools to implement or expand alternative breakfast programs and to make breakfast available to all students. “Students who eat a healthy, nutritious breakfast are in a better position to learn and succeed when they enter

General Assistance: a Critical Program for Pennsylvania

March 3rd, 2019|

LAMPa, along with organizations that serve communities across the Commonwealth,  recently signed onto a letter asking Pennsylvania lawmakers to protect General Assistance (GA). The letter, delivered to all legislators, urges them to vote against House Bill 33, which would eliminate GA in Pennsylvania, and to ensure continued funding for GA

Gov. Wolf Announces Governor’s Census 2020 Complete Count Commission

February 21st, 2019|

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania has selected organizations to be on the Governor’s Census 2020 Complete Count Commission. The Commission will support the commonwealth’s efforts to achieve a complete and accurate census count. “Having an accurate count of Pennsylvania’s population is essential for fair representation at the federal level,”

2019 ELCA Advocacy Policy Priorities

February 6th, 2019|

God is calling us into the world to serve together. Shaped by the ELCA’s social teaching documents and experiences of its congregations, ministries and partners, the ELCA advocates to end world hunger and stands up for policies that create opportunities to overcome poverty, promote peace and dignity, and preserve God’s

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