Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.
"To work towards the elimination of poverty and to make less severe the effects of poverty on low-income people by providing a range of services and activities having a measurable and potentially major impact on overall community welfare; access to health services and nutritious food; meaningful employment and training opportunities, housing and community development; and access to adequate education including adult literacy."
"To eliminate the paradox of poverty in the midst of plenty by replacing despair with opportunity, enabling each individual to reach his/her full potential and
enjoy the highest standard of life."