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What is Community Action? Developed in 1964 to combat poverty, Community Action Agencies address multiple needs through a comprehensive approach, develop partnerships with community organizations, involve low-income people in agency operations, and administer a range of coordinated programs designed to have a measurable impact on poverty. Our History In November, 1965,...

OACAC is a Community Action Agency, established in 1965 to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty and help people achieve self-sufficiency. The words below make up the promise each Community Action Agency across the nation makes to those we serve. Join us in celebrating...