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Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope,
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help themselves and each other.

Energy Partnerships

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Community Action Economic Mobility Initiative

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New Census Report

Access the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest data on income and poverty.

Disaster Relief

Disaster relief funds are being raised to assist Community Action

Annual Management & Leadership Training Conference

Register for the 2019 Management and Leadership Training Conference in New Orleans, LA

The Community Action Network

Learn more about the Community Action Network and how it embodies our nation’s spirit of hope, changes people’s lives, and makes America a better place to live.

Fighting Poverty

The US Census Bureau estimates that 16% of the population lives in poverty. We work to end poverty across the country.

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Community Action Network

We have over a thousand agencies in local communities, as well as state associations and national partners.

Tools and Resources

Find all of our Training and Technical Assistance webinars, toolkits, useful information and other resources.

In Focus Vol. 19 – New Ways to Use the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse

December 7, 2018
By: Gabi Kirsch   The views expressed in In Focus are exclusively those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect official...
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Webinar Wednesdays

November 28, 2018
December 2018 CCAP – Candidate Data Form (CDF) 2019 Learning Community Kick-Off Webinar December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30...
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In Focus Vol. 18 – Relationship Education Matters For You Too

November 23, 2018
By: Laura Arnold, Ph.D., CFLE and Kate Dumanian   The views expressed in In Focus are exclusively those of the individual authors...
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Partnership Seeking Paid Interns for Winter, Summer, Fall 2019

November 21, 2018
SUMMARY The Community Action Partnership—National Office (Partnership) is seeking motivated, highly organized graduate students to serve as interns. The internship...
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Giving Tuesday 2018

November 20, 2018
America was built on the promise that every family should have the opportunity for success. Yet, today’s uneven economy has...
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In Focus Vol. 17 – Supporting Children with Incarcerated Parents

November 9, 2018
By: Andreea Mitran, M.P.P., and Colette Tano, M.P.P.   The views expressed in In Focus are exclusively those of the individual authors...
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In Focus Vol. 16 – Culturally Responsive Relationship Education

November 2, 2018
By: Kristin Abner, Ph.D. and Laura Arnold, Ph.D., CFLE   The views expressed in In Focus are exclusively those of...
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Fresh Finds — New Resources for the Learning Community

October 30, 2018
Dear Colleagues: Here are some resources you can use… Integrating Approaches that Prioritize and Enhance Father Engagement In October 2018,...
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In Focus Vol. 15 — Bringing High-Demand, Advanced Manufacturing Jobs to Southern California

October 27, 2018
Through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant Program, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) aimed to increase the ability of community colleges to address the challenges of today’s workforce. TAACCCT funding allowed community colleges to develop or design more than 2,000 programs of study to help adults learn skills that lead to family-supporting jobs. TAACCCT grants helped strengthen the nation’s institutions of higher education as engines of economic opportunity where adults can succeed in acquiring the skills, degrees, and credentials necessary for high-wage, high-skill employment.
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Register for the 2019 Management and Leadership Training Conference in New Orleans, LA

October 18, 2018
About the MLTC The 2019 Management and Leadership Training Conference (MLTC), will take place from January 16-18, 2019, in New Orleans, LA at the Westin...
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In Focus Vol. 14 — Healthcare as a Sectoral Employment Strategy: What Does the Research Tell Us?

October 12, 2018
Labor market research consistently identifies healthcare as one of the fastest growing industries across the country in terms of jobs and opportunity. As a result, healthcare has become one of the most frequently targeted sectors for career pathways initiatives. These initiatives provide postsecondary education and training organized in a series of steps designed to provide credentials with labor market value. Career pathways programs often include supports and connections to employers. These programs aim to help low-income individuals find and advance in high-quality jobs that allow them to support themselves and their families.
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In Focus Vol. 13 — Hospitality Industry – Is it Right for Your Clients?

October 5, 2018
When you think of hotels, do you think about good jobs with advancement potential? If not, you may want to take another look. According to the American Hotel and Lodging Association’s Dreams Happen Here campaign, hotels provide 8 million jobs and $74 billion in wages and salaries in 2015. About 70 percent of the mayors surveyed in the 2017 U.S. Conference of Mayors Tourism, Hotel and Lodging Survey, said hotel jobs provide the most opportunity, good benefits, and wages within the tourism industry.
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In Focus Vol. 12 – Innovations in Serving Special Populations: Formerly Incarcerated Young People

September 28, 2018
In the United States, there are more than 5 million children living with a parent who went to jail or prison. The challenges facing formerly incarcerated fathers and mothers can seem insurmountable and overwhelming. In addition to the responsibility of parenting, they often struggle to obtain employment, housing, access to benefits, and reliable transportation because of criminal background checks, housing restrictions, or holds on their driver’s licenses until their fees and fines are paid off. They may have accrued large arrearages owed in child support during incarceration. Many are also working to mend broken or damaged relationships with their families.  That is why accessing the right supports—stable housing, reliable networks, ties to employment, building healthy relationship and parenting skills—are essential.
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Fresh Finds– New Resources from the Learning Community

September 25, 2018
Fresh Finds – September 25, 2018 Here are some resources from across the field that you can use…. Publications, Data,...
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Disaster Relief Funds Being Raised to Assist Community Action

September 24, 2018
The National Community Action Partnership would like to express its concern for the victims of Hurricane Florence. So many families have been impacted and we...
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