Gov. Tim Walz has issued a Proclamation recognizing May as Community Action Month. Read the proclamation Community Action Proclamation.
Minnesota Community Action Agencies will host events to celebrate the advocacy and support agencies have given to hundreds of thousands of households with low incomes.
Community Action Agencies were established by the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. Since then, more than 1,000 Community Action Agencies have been created around the United States. There are 24 Community Action Agencies in Minnesota Community Action Partnership's network.
Learn more about the history of Community Action Agencies on the history page of our website.
Find your local agency on the website, and contact them to find out what events are being held during Community Action Month in your area.