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What We Do

Our Purpose

CAAP exists to empower member agencies to solve community problems related to issues of poverty.

President Johnson challenged us to create a "Great Society" in the next half-century

  • The challenge of the next half-century is whether we have the wisdom to use that wealth to enrich and elevate our national life, and to advance the quality of our American civilization.
  • Your imagination, your initiative, and your indignation will determine whether we build a society where progress is the servant of our needs or a society where old values and new visions are buried under unbridled growth. For in your time we have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society.
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