- Area(s) of Focus: Community Health & Civic Life, Economy
- Key Indicator(s): Group Membership (% of adults 18 and over involved in social, civic, sports, and religious groups), Unemployment Rate (%), Poverty (% of population below poverty line), Banking Institutions (commercial banks, savings institutions, and credit unions per 10,000 residents)
- State(s): Missouri
The Missouri Association for Community Action is a statewide association of 19 community action agencies fighting poverty in every county in Missouri. TheyÂ believe that by allowing people to experience for themselves the stress of poverty, we open opportunities for community dialogue that can bring about real change.