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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The Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council is proud to welcome Alan Walker as its new executive director, overseeing all program operations for the local non-profit organization.
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.
The Community Services Block Grants will enable 20 Community Action Agencies throughout the state to help low-income residents achieve self-sufficiency and address barriers to success through a variety of programs and services.
com)-- Grants Management Systems (GMS), developer of accounting and revolving loan software for nonprofits, announced today a partnership with the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies (OACAA) to offer a one-day accounting software user training on January 23, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Sheraton on Capitol Square in Columbus, OH.
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
Community action transformed British politics in the 1960s and 1970s.
For us, the five Community Action Agencies (CAAs) in New Hampshire and our nationwide network of more than 1,000 Community Action Agencies, it was a year to celebrate 50 years of service
Caption: Nearly $8,000 in cash and over 4,700 pounds of food were donated to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) as NAIOP New Jersey held its 2016 Community Action Project.
Spen Valley High School is putting heads together to come up with a plan as part of the Get Set for Community Action programme.
The USD40,000 challenge grant was distributed by CVOEO for use by all five community action agencies statewide for the emergency-based WARMTH program to help offset home heating bills.
Moreover, and specifically in the field of community action, it is deemed necessary for organizations and their professionals to be competent in evaluation in order that they can evaluate the programmes they manage, thereby seeking (1) a better management of resources and (2) an improvement in the social and educational interventions proposed.

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