The CVPost’s “6 of Substance” series is part of our effort to provide news of area nonprofit organizations and increase public awareness of their missions and activities. This week’s featured organization is Clear Vision Eau Claire, which helps our community by preserving the quality of life, transforming the local economy, and empowering the individual.
Plans for nine inter-related approaches to issues surrounding poverty in the Chippewa Valley were unveiled Thursday evening (April 6) before an audience of some 95 people at Grace Lutheran Church, 202 W. Grand Ave. The event marked a milestone for the Eau Claire County Poverty Summit, which began the project’s planning phase last October. The nine […]
Plans for the next phase of the Eau Claire County Poverty Summit will be announced on Thursday evening (April 6) as the project moves from its planning stage to the implementation of its action plans. The project’s nine action teams will outline what they plan to do over the next 20 months to address the […]
By David Gordon, Associate Editor This year’s five programs in the “One Book, One Community” series gave participants an opportunity to focus on how eviction and homelessness affect the Chippewa Valley, according to Isa Small, programming manager at Eau Claire’s L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. They also had an impact beyond the programs’ audiences by promoting […]
By David Gordon, associate editor Action plans to deal with nine different aspects of poverty will be discussed Thursday evening as the Eau Claire County Poverty Summit wraps up the first phase of a project that will continue for another 21 months. The project, put together under the auspices of Clear Vision Eau Claire and launched […]
The first of seven sessions to focus on poverty in Eau Claire County and to organize action to combat it will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church, 202 W. Grand Ave. in Eau Claire. The Poverty Summit series has been organized by Clear Vision Eau Claire, a citizen-based organization whose […]