Special Edition: Spring 2021 Update

Our CEDA Family is laser-focused on ending poverty in Chicagoland and building thriving communities together. CEDA has provided basic needs for our neighbors for over 50 years – needs such as keeping their electric, gas, and water utilities on, supporting moms and babies, maintaining or finding homes, and working hand-in-hand to stabilize lives. But it goes […]

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NCAP Hails Long Overdue Shift in America’s Commitment to Address Poverty Through the American Rescue Plan

Statement by the National Community Action Partnership Media Contact: Johnny Eudaly [email protected] WASHINGTON, March 11, 2021 – Today, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law, sending necessary relief to communities and populations across the country that have been hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to funding for vaccine outreach and distribution to […]

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How You Can Prevent Human Trafficking and Slavery

A common misconception is that slavery in the United States ended in 1863 when Abraham Lincoln made his Emancipation Proclamation. Legally speaking, it was actually the passage of the 13th Amendment two years later which abolished slavery (except as punishment for a crime). Unfortunately, the truth is slavery continues today all over the world as […]

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