Poverty Matters: Low-Income Citizens speak to Community Action in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Community Action Agencies (CAAs) help low-income households become economically self-sufficient and, in the process, help local communities grow and nurture their economic health. Community Action Agencies give direct voice to their low-income customers. Low-income representatives make up 1/3 of CAA agency Boards of Directors. Low-income households participate in identifying priorities, service design and provision, and evaluation of program operations.

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