Community Action Council Group Seeking Volunteers For MLK Day Of Service By Josh James • Jan 12, 2015 Lexington’s Community Action Council is looking for volunteers for a program aimed at getting supplies to the city’s homeless veterans. Dr. Cornel West To Salute Lexington Poverty Advocates By Josh James • Sep 25, 2014 This Saturday, author and academic Dr. Cornel West will travel to Lexington for the Community Action Council’s annual LexEndPoverty fundraiser. Dr. Cornel West To Address LexEndPoverty Event By Josh James • Aug 20, 2014 Lexington’s Community Action Council is bringing noted author and professor Dr. Cornel West to town for the LexEndPoverty event in September. Community Action Council Launches Award Named For Former Leader By Josh James • Jul 1, 2014 Community Action Council in Lexington is seeking nominations for a new award created in honor of a former executive director. Lexington Mourns Longtime Anti-Poverty Advocate Jack Burch By Josh James • Apr 10, 2014 Lexington is remembering perhaps its most well-known champion for the poor. Old Russell Elementary School Transformed Into Multi-Purpose Center By Brenna Angel • Jun 11, 2012 LEXINGTON, Ky. - An old school building in Lexington’s East End is back open as a multi-purpose facility for early childhood development, senior citizens apartments, and neighborhood services.