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Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty - May 17, 2014 @ Oakland’s Lake Merritt
Become an Advocate for Change! Local agencies, faith based organizations, and the community at-large are encouraged to participate in the event by organizing teams. Join the movement and become an Advocate for change - organize a team of 10 or more to march with you and let us know what your team is marching for example – WE MARCH TO: End Childhood Poverty. Recruit your team by enlisting co-workers, family members, and friends to walk with you as we come together to renew our commitment end to poverty in Alameda County.
Engage. Inform. Connect! Immediately following the march, a FREE community fair, including a healthy lunch, snacks, hands-on children activities, and live entertainment, will be held to connect, engage, and inform the community about a variety of programs, resources, and opportunities available to help families. Our elected officials will also be on hand to talk about how we can collectively work together to eradicate poverty throughout Alameda County - because together we can make a difference!
For more information or to register, go to www.AC-OCAP.comor call (510) 238-2362. For media relations contact Y’Anad Burrell, Glass House Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 891-1833.
“We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors.” President Lyndon B. Johnson
About Alameda County - Oakland Community Action Partnership (AC-OCAP)
Community Action Partnerships were established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 as part of America's War on Poverty. AC-OCAP is part of broad national (http://www.communityactionpartnership.com/
AC-OCAP is committed to reducing poverty by providing innovative programs and services to assist Alameda County’s low-income individuals and families. AC-OCAP has been helping people…changing lives since 1971.
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