Maryland Community Action Partnership
Social Justice & The War on Poverty:
A Community Action Story
July 10, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT
Join us for discussions on the Great Society and its relationship
to the civil rights, anti-war and women’s movements
Great opportunity for CAA board and staff members
Participation from other states is welcomed
How social movements in the past achieved some or all of their goals, or were shifted into bureaucratic processes that drained away.
The three great spasms of intervention by the Federal government developed in response to social movements related to poverty.
The importance of science and research to provide momentum and ways to take away some opposition arguments and barriers to backsliding.
Jim Masters is an Expert in the History, Philosophy, Mission, Governance, Programs, Strategies and Management of Community Action Agencies.
Jim knows community action because he has lived it since 1966. He has designed and conducted hundreds of seminars, workshops and Board retreats for CAA’s, OCS, NASCSP, and Regional and State Associations.
Former Interim Executive Director,Community Acton of Ventura County, CA and the Community Action Agency of San Mateo County, CA. Principal consultant to the U.S. Department of Agriculture on implementation of President Clinton’s rural Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Initiative.