community action

community action

the organization of groups to achieve change within the community. The term is most often associated with minority or disadvantaged groups. In particular, community action can be seen as an attempt by a disadvantaged or powerless group to organize and mobilize from a local or neighbourhood base. Community is seen to facilitate local participation in the political process, possibly in opposition to dominant beliefs and practices. See also COMMUNITY WORK, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, URBAN SOCIAL MOVEMENT.
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Below is a list of the community service agencies receiving grants, their service areas and grant amounts: Community Action Partnership of Huntsville/Madison and Limestone Counties Inc.
The Community Action Development Corp., based in Frederick, and Southwest Community Action Group, based in Altus, collaborated with Western Oklahoma State College for the program.
He spent 16 years as president and CEO of the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies, which serve economically challenged citizens and communities of Illinois, and is past president of the Illinois Community Action Development Corporation, a statewide affordable housing development corporation.
One Planet Pioneers are joining forces with the Boro Becks Friends Group and Tees Valley Wildlife Trust for the latest Community Action Day to cut, clear and tidy the site.
Community Action and Planning: Contexts, Drivers and Outcomes
TONY Woodhead's criticism of Kirklees Community Action Network (Saturday's Examiner) is as prejudiced and ill-informed as it is provocative.
With almost 18,000 households across the county said to be struggling to afford to keep warm, Northern Gas Networks has teamed up with Community Action Northumberland to open up Warm Hubs to offer practical advice to the vulnerable and elderly over a comforting cup of tea and a hot meal.
Theoretical framework presents three areas: 1) community action as a socio-educational strategy; 2) PE as a socio-educational strategy in community action; 3) technicians in the field of (a) community action and (b) PE.
Newburyport, MA, April 22, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank recently donated $5,000 to Community Action, Inc.'s Financial Literacy Program (http://www.communityactioninc.org/).
As part of the Port of Tyne's Community Action Fund, the company handed over a grant to enable a room at a North Shields-based community centre to be completely refurbished and kitted out with a computer suite.
This money, which has yet to be distributed, will be directed to 20 community action councils around Massachusetts, Ms.
The awards include $500,000 to Coos County on behalf of the Tri-County Community Action Program, $402,000 to the city of Berlin on behalf of the Tri-County Community Action Program,, $388,800 to the town of Milford, $500,000 to the town of Marlborough on behalf of Southwestern Community Services, $500,000 to the town of Wolfeboro on behalf of the Eastern Lakes Region Housing Coalition, $500,000 to the city of Concord and $266,342 to the town of Conway.

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