Article By:  Executive Director Hal Goode

Newsletter   |   May 17, 2021

Goode News – May 2021
May is here and that means once again it’s time to celebrate Community Action Month.  2021 marks the 57th year since the Community Action Network was established to help American families and communities overcome obstacles to poverty.   Because of the pandemic, we’ve learned to adapt the way we do things, and by now I’m sure we all have grown accustomed to adapting. We have seen how agencies in every corner of America have adjusted operations and stepped up in a big way to meet the growing needs of their communities.   Central Kentucky Community Action Council is no different.  
Each May, during Community Action Month, we reflect on the impact we have on local individuals and families. utility assistance, transportation, rent/move in assistance and/or case management and individualized education to kiddos/parents. We have been active & engaged as a participant in COVID response and recovery efforts, utilizing state and federal resources to address needs which support the local economy and those that are looking for a hand up whether it be Seniors, children, or struggling families. Community Action Agencies serve 99% of all American counties with life-changing services to help families achieve financial stability. All agencies are locally controlled and represented by the private, public, and low-income sectors of the community. All agencies are required to respond to the most prevalent needs in each community, through providing direct services or by supporting community efforts in local initiatives. The team at Central Kentucky Community Action Council believes in the strength, dignity, and potential of all people. We offer access to opportunities, resources, and services to strengthen individuals, families, and communities. We are committed to improving the community’s response to rural poverty and giving a voice to the unheard. Check us out at our website & take a look at our online annual report. We welcome you to be a part of the solution.  

More to come………much more.