Type Outside / Board Member
Objective AC-OCAP is committed to reducing poverty by providing services and programs targeted to low-income individuals and families. AC-OCAP has been funding programs and projects in the low- income community since 1971. Their mission is to improve our community by creating pathways that lead to economic opportunity and prosperity.
Established 1971-01-01
Authority Community Action Partnership was established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America's War on Poverty. Alameda County - Oakland Community Action Partnership (AC-OCAP)is part of broad national and state networks of nearly 1,100 agencies, both non-profit private and public organizations, that extend across the United Statesall working to eliminate poverty on a local and national level. CAP involves local citizens in its effort to address specific barriers to achieving self-sufficiency.
Agency/Dept N/A
Location 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Room 201    Oakland CA -b1. Oakla-nd
Staff Person Ms. LaTonda Simmons Work: (510) 238-7370
Term (Seats) TBD
Meetings Second Monday of every month at 5:30pm at Oakland City Hall - 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 3, Oakland, CA.
Qualifications 2 seats, must be members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.
Appointments 18 members (2 from Alameda County) that represent public official representatives in Oakland and Alameda County, private groups and interests, and not fewer than a third are democratically elected/selected representatives from the low-income community.