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16Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Brothers in Chains Donates 500 Toys to Community Action Programs

This week, Brothers in Chains Motorcycle Club donated more than 500 toys to Community Action, Inc., to be distributed to children throughout Rock County. Accompanying the donated toys was a monetary donation of $420.00 to purchase additional toys for families with infants and toddlers.

“It was a humbling experience to walk into the club and witness […]

8Monday, December 8, 2014

Community Action and Data Dimensions Unveil Play It Forward Campaign

Community Action, Inc. enthusiastically announces its new Play It Forward Capital Campaign to benefit Community Kids Learning Center, 2230 Center Avenue, Janesville. The campaign involves a complete renovation of the Community Kids playground, and is being launched with a $100,000 gift from Data Dimensions.

“Many of our employees rely on Community Kids as a safe place […]

8Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Community Action Announces New Executive Director

Community Action, Inc. is pleased to announce Cecilia Dever will lead the agency as its next Executive Director. Dever currently serves as Community Action’s Deputy Director, a position she has held since January. The agency’s Board of Directors unanimously agreed in a recent closed session that Dever is the right candidate for the Executive Director […]

30Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Community Action Inc. to Offer Reproductive Healthcare at Student Clinic

Community Action, Inc. is pleased to partner with the School District of Beloit as a provider of school-based reproductive healthcare, preventive healthcare and education once a week at Beloit Memorial High School. Until recently, these same services were provided by Beloit Area Community Health Center.

What services will the clinic offer? Community Action takes an abstinence-first […]

13Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Community Kids Learning Center to Host Free Event For Families

Community Kids Janesville Learning Center, 2230 Center Avenue, is hosting an open house and ice cream social for families interested in its Preschool 4 Janesville (P4J) program. The open house is scheduled Tuesday, September 2nd from 4:30-7:00pm.

This is an opportunity for families to visit the state-licensed center, meet with staff and teachers, and learn more […]

11Monday, August 11, 2014

Twin Oaks Shelter Manager Brings Passion to New Position

The new manager at Twin Oaks Shelter for the Homeless in Darien has had a busy summer so far!

Renae Mitchell previously served as the executive director of non-profit organizations, including the UW-Rock County Foundation. She also taught college courses in human geography at UW-Whitewater, UW- Rock County and Carroll University. Earlier in her career she […]

23Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Community Action of Rock & Walworth Counties Receives $2,000 Stateline Community Foundations Grant

Community Action, Inc. of Rock and Walworth Counties announces that it has received a $2,000 grant from the Stateline Community Foundation, to support the Fatherhood Initiative.

The Fatherhood Initiative provides employment skills training, coaching and mentoring with regard to employment access, employment placement and ongoing coaching to support employment retention. The program also provides education regarding […]

13Thursday, March 13, 2014

Local Youth Travel to D.C. to Build Support for Education and Job Training

Students from Community Action’s Beloit YouthBuild Fresh Start Program in Nation’s Capital to Advocate for Increased Support

 On April 3rd, Candelaria Diaz and Ike Lee from Community Action’s Beloit YouthBuild Fresh Start program will be in Washington, D.C. meeting with our elected officials. They are being joined by over 100 fellow students from YouthBuild programs across the […]

17Monday, February 17, 2014

Director of Community Programs awarded the 2014 UAW Local 95 Civil Rights Service Award

Community Action, Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties Director of Community Programs, Marc Perry, received the 2014 UAW Local 95 Civil Rights Service Award for his work on social justice and civil rights issues. On January 11, 2014, a Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration was held at Blackhawk Technical College where youth was the main […]

17Friday, January 17, 2014

Community Action, Inc. Welcomes Deputy Director and Development Manager

Community Action, Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties is pleased to announce Cecilia Dever as Deputy Director. Mrs. Dever brings a demonstrated passion for working with families in poverty and has a long-term commitment to serving our local communities. She has worked for the past 11 years overseeing operations and human resources at Rock Walworth […]