May is National Community Action Month (NCAM)! Community Acton Agencies has been a central pivotal force in eradicating poverty for low-income families and individuals for over 50 years.

Community Action embraces the obligation to ensure that the barriers of structural racism, gender inequalities, and other inequities are addressed. Especially during these times of crisis and beyond to ensure that everyone has access to health care, well-being, and opportunity.

During NCAM, Community Action Agencies truly make the Promise of Community Action — changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live.

Picture of different generation hands with a superimposed text that reads The Promise of Community Action
Photo from National Community Action Partnership

Community Action

With the economic impact of COVID-19 on communities, more residents are experiencing poverty more than ever, many for the first time. Community Action makes it possible to serve those most vulnerable in Chicagoland! Learn more about Community Action Month on our website HERE!

There are numerous ways you can support us: by connecting with us on social media and sharing our updates, and by making a tax-deductible donation HERE! 

  1. CONNECT WITH US: Sign-up for our eNewsletter 
  2. FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Each week there are scheduled open houses on our programs and ways for you to learn and show your support. Connect with us HERE!
  3. LEAVE US A COMMENT: Tell us what Community Action means to you and your community. Leave your notes in the comment section below. 

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