The Administration for Children & Families provides access to a Benchmarking Tool that can be used to strengthen CAA’s and other faith- and community-based organizations.
Bergen County Community Action Partnership sponsors Bridges to Success to provide former welfare recipients with access to credit and transportation, as well as other services that can help remove barriers to work and self-sufficiency.
Circles® has been developed to serve as a national model by the Move the Mountain Leadership Center. South Central Community Action Programs became involved with the initiative as a way to effectively engage the community to end poverty.
The private, non-profit Community Action Commission provides leadership for a Community Revitalization Project to initiate comprehensive redevelopment services for residents of the South Allison Hill neighborhood.
The Community Action Partnership of Mercer County coordinates the Weed and Seed Program to combat crime and promote community revitalization.
Community Action Duluth created the Duluth Blueprint to End Poverty Initiative as a Call to Action to generate community involvement and support to build economic prosperity and hope for every citizen of Duluth.
The Massachusetts Association for Community Action has published a Resource Guide on Establishing Effective Workforce Development Programs to help Community Action Agencies and others in their efforts to assist individuals in moving toward self-sufficiency.
Community Action of Southern Indiana coordinates the Grassroots Prevention Coalition to reduce youth alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse.
The Greater Erie Community Action Committee administers the HomePLUS Program to assist public housing residents maintain their quality of life in a safe and affordable independent home setting.
The Missouri Community Action Network has developed a three-level membership structure to build broad-based involvement and support toward accomplishment of the Association’s purpose and mission.
Washtenaw County Employment Training and Community Services created the Michigan Economic Growth Authority Partnership (MEGA-P) as a collaborative effort to promote regional economic development.
Community Action, Inc. developed a Partnership Tracking Tool to document the types of relationships that are established by the agency with outside groups and organizations.
Tompkins Community Action created the Primary School Family Support Program to promote educational success for young children.
The Community Action Partnership has issued the Rooting Out Poverty Report to serve as the bedrock of a national campaign with suggested strategies for local action to promote a more just, more economically stable, more future focused national policy that helps people and communities reach their full potential.
The Community Action Partnership of Mercer County developed the Silent Partners Program as a method to build a pool of funds to resolve family needs that cannot be addressed by other resources.
Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA) established the Story County Dental Clinic to make oral health care accessible for uninsured and underinsured area residents.
The purpose of the TANF Outeach Project was to increase the impact of Earned Income Tax Credits by increasing the number of TANF and other Department of Human Services (OKDHS) clients using free tax preparation services.
The Virginia CASH Campaign (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) was created to help low- and moderate-income workers move toward greater self-sufficiency (a) by receiving the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) that can supplement earnings and (b) through financial literacy and other asset-building activities.
The Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. developed the Worcester Community Connections Coalition to build neighborhood-based networks that support leadership development and parent advocacy in community planning activities and efforts to coordinate services.
National Anti-Hunger Organizations build public awareness and support for activities and policies that address problems of hunger and poverty in America.
Various activities have been developed to increase awareness of the extent of hunger in America, along with the consequences of hunger on individuals, families and society as a whole.
DC Central Kitchen trains homeless and unemployed men and women for the culinary workforce and provides over 4,000 meals every day to partner service agencies in the DC area. The Campus Kitchens Project replicates this model on college and high school campuses nationwide and provides leadership training and experience for students.