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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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. 

Session Descriptions Summer Conference Session Descriptions by Track Now Available

 MCA and our partners at the Bureau of Community Action and Economic Opportunity will be offering nearly 70 breakout sessions at our summer conference at Boyne Mountain, July 23-25, along 10 subject matter tracks—literally, something for EVERYONE in Community Action. We are bringing in subject matter experts from Michigan and around the country to create a memorable professional development experience for you and your colleagues. See the session titles and content description here; we will be publishing our schedule soon! Click here for the PDF.  


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