The Missouri Association for Community Action and the Community Action Network are working to engage 2,000 community members in advocating for our vision. Three PSAs have now been produced to promote involvement with efforts to end poverty in Missouri.
The North Dakota Community Action Partnership’s Individual Development Accounts Program allows participants an opportunity to acquire a lasting asset after saving for an extended period of time. The three eligible assets are college tuition, a first home, or small business capitalization.
Don’t miss these inspirational videos: (1) Beyond These Hills featuring a conversation between Sargent Shriver, the first director of the federal Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), and evangelist Billy Graham, (2) The Spirit Moving – Community Action in Flight from 1964-2014 – keynote address by Juan Williams, honorary CCAP, commentator and author, (3) A Conversation with Sister Simone Campbell: Leading the Way for the 100%, and (4) Robert Egger’s Leadership Day keynote address.
Learn about the Missouri Community Action Network in Missouri and the work of the Missouri Association for Community Action and the 19 non-profit Community Action Agencies that work every day statewide to help address poverty at the community level.
CAA videos broaden the understanding of Community Action, attract attention to poverty issues and solutions, and help build greater support for CAAs.
Here are seven varied documentaries that can be used to build awareness about poverty and to generate ideas on how issues such as these could be addressed in your community.