Resource Library

Resource Library

Here are some helpful resources.


Glossary of Community Action Acronyms – Welcome to the world of Community Action words! Like many sectors of our society, Community Action has a lingo and acronyms to go with it. The legal world also has its fair share of acronyms which when coupled with Community Action’s can at times be challenging to navigate. In an effort to increase accessibility and comfort for those involved with Community Action and its many applicable legal requirements, CAPLAW has compiled a list that briefly defines the acronyms that those in Community Action may regularly encounter. The list is not exhaustive and we will periodically update it.

Poverty Simulation from Urban Ministries of Durham: Walk in someone else’s shoes and see if you can make it through the month.