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Community Action Network Celebrates 58 years of Service

2022 marks the 58th year since the Community Action Network was established to help American families and communities overcome obstacles to poverty. Over 1000 agencies across the country are working every day to create opportunities and transform the lives of their neighbors making communities stronger and helping families across
the US thrive. This year, Community Action Partnership Scott, Carver, Dakota (CAP SCD) is a proud member of the Community Action Network, will also commemorate [YEARS IN SERVICE] helping families throughout the tri-county region. “Each May, during Community Action Month, we reflect on the impact CAP SCD and our
network has had on families,” said Jeff Hansen, Executive Director of CAP SCD. “Last year alone, we served 19,624 in this region, and over 15 million across the country with immediately needed services such as shelter and food.”
Community Action Agencies serve 99% of all American counties with life-changing services to help families achieve financial stability. All agencies are locally controlled and represented by the private, public, and low-income sectors of the community. “We are proud of our communities’ participation in the development and oversight of our programs,” said Hansen. “Their engagement helps us to be more effective in our approach by determining what our community needs.”

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