Michigan Community Action is a member service network dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan by supporting Community Action Agencies in their quest to change the lives of low-income Michiganders. We invite you to learn more about Community Action, the causes we’re fighting for, and the progress we're making. 

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Summer Conference Schedule and Session Descriptions Available

The 2019 Annual Community Action Conference offers tremendous learning opportunities for Community Action Agencies staff and board members!  Please see the planned schedule and session descriptions.  **The schedule is a draft as of 6/17/2019 and there is a possibility some classes may change.  


Michigan Community Action Opposes Directive No. 14 to Change the Way Official Poverty Measure is Calculated

The calculation of the Official Poverty Measure (OPM) sets guidelines for people to qualify for help with life-saving programs like food assistance, housing, health care and transportation services.  The Trump Administration has proposed a change to the calculation of the OPM that would exclude more Michigan families from benefits they need to live modestly and safely in our communities.  Please see our statement on Directive No. 14.

Boyne Mountain Conference Registration is Now Open!

Summer Conference 2019:  Putting the Promise into Action      

 Michigan Community Action (MCA) and the Bureau of Community Action & Economic Opportunity (BCAEO) will hold our joint annual Summer Conference from July 23-25 (Tuesday-Thursday), 2019, at Boyne Mountain Resort in Boyne Falls, MI. 


Bridges out of Poverty

MCA Offering Bridges Out of Poverty Training in SE Michigan on June 25th

MCA has arranged to have a one-day Bridges Out of Poverty training for the staff and boards of member agencies on June 25 at Wayne County Community College District’s Downriver Campus, located at 21000 Northline Rd, Taylor, MI 48180.Read More


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MCA is a proud member of America’s Poverty Fighting Network, the Community Action Partnership