Archive for June 2016

Community Action Wayne/Medina Observing 50 Years of Service

When Community Action Wayne/Medina opened its doors 50 years ago, the agency was launched at the front end of the anti-poverty movement. Today, CAW/M has grown to a multi-faceted service provider, using a two-generation approach to leadership in family education and self-sufficiency with a budget over $9 million. On August 20, 1964 President Lyndon B.…

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CAW/M Launches Getting Ahead Self-Sufficiency Program

In efforts to significantly move the dial on lasting self-sufficiency for families, Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M) is launching Getting Ahead in Wayne County. Designed to support individuals in emerging from poverty, the Getting Ahead program has been shown to be a game changer as participants identify challenges, learn how to overcome them, establish and then…

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CAW/M Historical Timeline

1964, Athens, Ohio: “And with your courage and with your compassion and your desire, we will build the Great Society. It is a Society where no child will go unfed, and no youngster will go unschooled.” – President Lyndon B. Johnson. 1964, Ann Arbor, Michigan: “We are going to assemble the best thought and broadest…

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Community Action Wayne/Medina Observing 50 Years of Service

When Community Action Wayne/Medina opened its doors 50 years ago, the agency was launched at the front end of the anti-poverty movement. Today, CAW/M has grown to a multi-faceted service provider, using a two-generation approach to leadership in family education and self-sufficiency with a budget over $9 million. On August 20, 1964 President Lyndon B.…

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