Tri-Valley Anti-Poverty Collaborative (TVAPC)
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Thank you to everyone who attended our Anti-Poverty Collaborative event, titled “Bridging the Gap,” on Thursday, October 5th at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. If you were unable to join us in person, you may watch the recording of the program here.
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Correction and Clarification Notice: “Just Getting by in the Tri-Valley” Report
We wish to bring to your attention a correction and clarification regarding our recently published report, “Just Getting by in the Tri-Valley.”
On Page 8 of the report, in the section discussing public benefits, the number of individuals in the City of Pleasanton listed as receiving public assistance was erroneously stated as 31,082. The correct number is 21,082. Additionally, we would like to clarify that this narrative section of page 8 was drafted using to ACS 2017-2021 data and this includes those receiving Supplemental Security Income, Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, and public health insurance. The major categories of public health insurance are Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), CHAMPVA or VA coverage, State-specific plans, and Indian Health Service (IHS).
The table (Figure 10) on page 8 references Alameda County Social Services data from April 2023, and it includes the number of Tri-Valley residents receiving MediCal, CalFresh, CalWorks, and General Assistance, and does not include Medicare or other insurances. These numbers may be duplicated.
We sincerely apologize for this oversight and any resultant confusion. To ensure the integrity of the information we share, we have updated the report with the correct data. A revised version is now available for download below.
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The TVNPA Team
The mission of the Anti-Poverty Collaborative is to eradicate poverty in the Tri-Valley by advocating, collaborating, educating, and amplifying messages to drive systems-level change around healthcare, education, affordable housing, food security, and economic justice.
We bring together nonprofits, faith organizations, business leaders, and elected officials to highlight pockets of poverty in the Tri-Valley and work towards finding sustainable and innovative solutions. We believe that everyone deserves a decent standard of living and access to basic necessities, including food, shelter, healthcare, and education.
Our collaborative works towards promoting policies and initiatives that address the root causes of poverty, and we advocate for equity and justice for all members of our community. We believe that by working together, we can create a more just and equitable society, where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential.
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