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Partnering with People to Overcome Poverty

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


  • Children Enrolled in Head Start


  • Low-Income People Registered to Vote


  • Volunteer Hours


News & Notes

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...

As I recently reflected on some of the topics this column covered in the past year, I was immediately reminded of the flagrant discrimination and disparities that persist around housing both here in the Twin Cities and throughout the rest of America...

Earlier this year the federal government bandied about a proposal that would, in effect, lower the federal poverty threshold. According to both the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and the American Association of Family Physicians (AAFP), these suggested changes to how we measure poverty in this nation would have “endangered millions” of people...

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