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The Mission of the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc.:
"Empowering the people of Greater Lawrence to achieve self-sufficiency."
A special thank you to the staff, children, and Director at the Kathy Herward Child Care Center at the IRS facility in Andover for organizing a coin drive and donating the proceeds to GLCAC’s Michael B. Christensen Community and Family Support Center. John Zaccone, a member of the Christensen Center Advisory Board and Jennifer LaCroix the Center’s Director and member of the Christensen Center’s GLCPC Council, helped organize the fundraiser to mark April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Subsidized Housing Workshop, second Friday of each month, 10-11 a.m., at GLCAC Inc.’s Community Service Center, 305 Essex St., 4th floor, Lawrence. For more information or to register, call (978) 681-4905.
Head Start Wins STEM Awards
The GLCAC’s Head Start program recently won recognition for its innovation and leadership in teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics to preschoolers.
New COO and
Executive Director Evelyn Friedman has appointed Rosa Talero as Chief Operating Officer and Tracey Chalifour as the new Director of Development and Planning for the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Inc. The two new members of senior management add a combined three decades of professional experience in operations and fundraising for non-profit organizations. Read More
May is National Community Action Month, when we recognize the work of GLCAC and our fellow community action agencies across the country. Did you know that each year community action agencies help 20 million Americans achieve financial stability with programs like Head Start, weatherization and energy assistance? In 2012, the GLCAC helped 29,000 individuals.
GLCAC Teams Up
with Mass AG
Initiatives established as part of Attorney General Martha Coakley’s HomeCorps program have provided hundreds of struggling homeowners with a range of foreclosure-prevention efforts that include free legal services, financial counseling and eviction prevention across the state.
Focused on Community Service