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ERIC Number: ED017768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Aug
Pages: 83
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Reference Count: 0
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A CLIMATE OF CHANGE, COMMUNITY ACTION IN NEW HAVEN.
FARRELL, GREGORY R.
COMMUNITY PROGRESS, INC. A NONPROFIT COMMUITY ACTION CORPORATION WAS ESTABLISHED IN NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT, IN 1962, WITH A THREE YEAR FORD FOUNDATION GRANT. IT HAS UNDERTAKEN PROGRAMS OF EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION, AND SOCIAL SERVICES, EMPHASIZING INVOLVEMENT WITH THE POOR ON A CLOSE, INFORMAL, NEIGHBORHOOD BASIS. SOCIAL, VOCATIONAL, HEALTH, EDUCATIONAL, LEGAL, AND RECREATIONAL NEEDS ARE SERVED BY COMMUNITY SCHOOLS OPEN 14 TO 16 HOURS DAILY, AND BY NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS. MAJOR ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED INCLUDE MIDDLE-SKILL TECHNICAL TRAINING, FUNDAMENTAL EDUCATION, GENERAL VOCATIONAL TRAINING, COUNSELING FOR ADULTS AND RECENT SCHOOL DROPOUTS, AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT FOR PRESCHOOL AND SCHOOL CHILDREN. (DOCUMENT INCLUDES REVIEW OF EARLIER URBAN RENEWAL AND ANTIPOVERTY EFFORTS IN NEW HAVEN, AN OULINE OF COMMUNITY PROGRESS, INC., OPERATING DIVISIONS AND LIAISON WITH OTHER AGENCIES, AND GENERAL DISCUSSION OF ACHIEVEMENTS.) (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Urban Studies Center.
Identifiers: Community Progress Inc CT; Connecticut (New Haven)