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Category: Paule Pachter’s Blog

  1. JOINING TOGETHER TO RESPOND TO POVERTY AND FOOD INSECURITY ON LONG ISLAND

    In a recent report published by the Long Island Association entitled; Poverty on Long Island: It’s Growing, as of 2015, the number of people living on Long Island whose annual incomes are below the federal poverty level of $24,250 for a family of four has increased by 32,953.  According to the report, this figure would […]

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  2. UNPREDICTABILITY IN WASHINGTON, D.C. WILL CHALLENGE NONPROFIT LEADERS

    Nonprofit leaders across the country and on Long Island can’t waste too much time scratching their heads and wondering what President Trump and Congress will potentially agree upon when it comes to economic changes, tax reform, and other policies being proposed by executive orders. A recent article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy outlines a few […]

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  3. GO ASK ALICE ABOUT STRUGGLING ON LONG ISLAND

      I recently had an opportunity to attend a presentation at The Long Island Children and Families Leadership Summit at Hofstra University, where my colleague Theresa Regnanti, President and CEO of United Way of Long Island described a new acronym known as “ALICE” to those in attendance. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained and […]

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  4. A WAKE-UP CALL FOR UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

    THE PASSING OF CARRIE FISHER AND DEBBIE REYNOLDS IS A WAKE-UP CALL FOR UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE The recent deaths of actress Carrie Fisher and her legendary actress mother, Debbie Reynolds was one of the sadder stories that marked the end of 2016. In reading the many stories that appeared in print […]

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