Community Action Council

This Saturday, author and academic Dr. Cornel West will travel to Lexington for the Community Action Council’s annual LexEndPoverty fundraiser.

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 in Lexington is seeking nominations for a new award created in honor of a former executive director.

Lexington is remembering perhaps its most well-known champion for the poor.

Greg Stotelmyer

LIHEAP, or the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program, begins Monday in Lexington.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry will be the keynote at Community Action Council’s 6th annual Poverty Forum Thursday. The event format has also undergone some changes this year.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Community Action Council has a new Executive Director.  Malcolm Ratchford is the agency’s former manager for neighborhood and community services.  He has more than 16 years of community action agency experience, 12 on the managerial side.  Ratchford succeeds long-time Executive Director Jack Burch who retired from the post last month.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - With sequestration and state cuts in child care assistance scheduled to hit them this year, the Community Action Council is bracing for major cutbacks in its programs.

LEXINGTON,KY--Combating poverty will be the focus of a charity auction this weekend in Lexington.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A round of recently-announced state cuts to child care assistance is expected to affect thousands of low-income families in Kentucky.