Monthly Archives: May 2019

Clients, Please Help

If you have received services from us recently we want to hear from you! This survey will only take about 10 minutes and is a huge help to us as we look forward to planning. It helps us evaluate what is important to you, what you and others may need help with, and in our planning as we look at…

New Classroom

A new Duration Classroom has been opened at the Marie Tallarico Center as Head Start received a grant to provide more services for expanded hours in Keokuk. This classroom will serve 15 children from 3-5 years of age in families with incomes at or below 100% of the federal poverty level. This preschool classroom is open for six hours a…

Welcome and Thanks

This year we have had a few people retire and have welcomed on some new management team members. Community Action has around 140 employees and is considered a mid sized agency. Many of our staff have been with the agency for years and are a huge asset. Each year at our annual dinner we recognize those with longevity of service…

Results

Community Action is centered around making a difference in people’s lives. Making a difference can be something that is hard to quantify. ROMA, Results Oriented Management and Accountability, was introduced and expected to be followed at all Community Action Agencies starting in 1994 as a “framework for continuous growth and improvement” as a “performance-based initiative designed to preserve the anti-poverty…

May is Community Action Month

May is Community Action month. This year, 2019, marks the 55th year since the Community Action Network was established to help American families and communities overcome obstacles to poverty. Over 1000 agencies across the country are working every day to create opportunities and transform the lives of their neighbors making communities stronger and helping families across the US thrive. Executive…