Head Start makes healthy eating a family affair

Head Start makes healthy eating a family affair

You are born with about 10,000 taste buds. Your tastes change as you age. As you grow older, you may begin enjoying foods that you once didn’t like. Sweets might not taste as good to you as they did when you were a kid. You might begin eating—and even preferring—salty, spicy and bitter foods. Coffee may taste good. Brussels sprouts too. But a lot of our flavor preferences are also rooted in our early experiences with food. As adults, we gravitate towards the foods we ate when we were children.…

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GLCAP Housing & Energy director testifies before House subcommittee on weatherization's impact

GLCAP Housing & Energy director testifies before House subcommittee on weatherization's impact

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership Housing & Energy Director Terry Jacobs appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee at a Feb. 13 hearing regarding the Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) and its impact on communities. GLCAP was invited to the hearing by U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), who serves as chairperson of the subcommittee.…

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Mechatronics Integrated Trades program receives award

Mechatronics Integrated Trades program receives award

The Mechatronics Integrated Trades program that launched a new training curriculum for advanced manufacturing careers earned Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) and Terra State Community College a 2018 OACAA/John Glenn College of Public Affairs Exemplary Program award. The award was presented in January at the Ohio Association of Community Action Agency’s 2019 Winter Legislative Conference in Columbus.…

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