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RECAP (Regional Economic Community Action Program) is pleased to invite you to a FREE and exciting symposium to take place at the Salvation Army, 234 Van Ness Street, Newburgh, NY on June 17, 2014 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. The Economic Reality of the Hudson Valley Symposium is a joint effort of NYSCAA (New York State Community Action Association), RECAP and its sponsor Willy-Gilly Productions, Inc. The goal of this symposium is to unite the communities in New York State by working together to share information, build capacity, encourage effective policies and maximize resources. The NYSCAA staff will present a program entitled “From Poverty to Opportunity”.

The speakers will consist of Jose Vasquez, Lead Pastor of Church At The Bridge, Vails Gate, NY; Tiombe Tallie Carter, founder of Tallie Carter Law located in Newburgh, New York; Rabbi Schwab, religious leader of Temple Sinai in Middletown, NY; Nadia Allen, Executive Director of the Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc.; Dr. Karlene Barrett, Director of RECAP’s Outpatient Rehab Treatment Program and Ariel Tavares of RECAP leader in the fight against food insecurity in the Hudson Valley.

The event is FREE and open to the general public. All are welcome.

The Regional Economic Community Action Program is a not-for-profit, anti-poverty organization, determined to assist Orange Country’s low-income residents meet their fundamental needs by taking a proactive stance in combating the symptoms of poverty. RECAP gives people the power to identify problems affecting their communities and resources to bring about change. RECAP has grown to include creative programs in the fields of addiction treatment, job training, energy conservation, nutrition assistance and more. Just recently RECAP sponsored a Musical Evening of Choral Delight which was a joint concert of the Newark Boys Choir, the Midletown High School Men’s Chorus and the Middletown High School Chamber Singers. For more information on RECAP and upcoming programs, please call (845) 342-5380 or email