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Serve. Educate. Transform.

For more than 50 years, Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties has served our community, educated the public, and transformed systems. Learn more and take action.

Our Impact This Year

  • People Who Received Energy Assistance

    55,886

  • Children Enrolled in Head Start

    1,218

  • Low-Income People Registered to Vote

    1,320

  • Volunteer Hours

    31,317

News & Notes

This special installment of The Anti-Poverty Solider features an interview with it’s author with Dr. Clarence Hightower conducted by Minnesota Spokeman-Recorder contributing writer Dwight Hobbes.

n 2015 the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment published a ground-breaking study on the phenomenon of “urban heat islands” in the Minneapolis – St. Paul metropolitan area. The findings of this research revealed that temperatures in some local neighborhoods can rise significantly higher than others during the summer months. In fact, during the historic Upper Midwest heat wave in July of 2012, temperature differentials were nearly 10 degrees higher in certain areas of the Twin Cities as compared to others...

Just this last December, thousands of people in dozens of cities across the globe gathered together for the “World’s Big Sleep Out.” The participants of this event purposely slept outside in the cold in an attempt to increase the amount of attention that societies pay to the crisis of homelessness...

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