To magnify the impact of Community Action to serve low-income Oregonians by advocating for resources with a unified voice, strengthening partnerships, and building capacity.
~ Our Mission

Latest CAPO News

  • Families Face Cuts in Food Benefits; Food Banks Need Support to Feed Vulnerable Oregonians

    Providing food to the hungry is foundational anti-poverty work. The Romans and Egyptians both are recorded as having organized large-scale food distributions to the needy. Today, Americans and Oregoni

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  • Suzanne

    Mid-Columbia Community Action Council Suzanne*, her two children, and a pet frog had been living in a trailer in a friend’s driveway for months. With the school year approaching, MCCAC helped this f

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  • Sam and Maya

    Mid-Columbia Community Action Council Sam,* a disabled veteran, and his partner, Maya,* are caring for their four children – the youngest only seven months old. Facing disability, unemployment, and

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~ Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President, Children’s Defense Fund