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Strengthening Iowa’s communities by ensuring those with less achieve more.

Educating, advocating for, and connecting Community Action Agencies to amplify a unified voice in service of Iowans facing economic hardship.

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Iowa Community Action Association provides resources and support to the 16 Community Action Agencies located in the state of Iowa. Click on the region to find an Iowa Community Action Agency near you.

Committed to Serve

Iowa Community Action is committed to serve the best interests of the poor, thereby serving the best interests of everyone. We are proud to offer training opportunities and have 16 different Community Action Agencies throughout the state.

Member Resources

Stay up to date with the latest helpful resources including webinars, articles and more.

Upcoming Trainings

Learn more about all of our programs for support the needs of individuals and families striving for economic security.

Advocate

 Iowa Community Action Association works with partners, member agencies, and legislators to improve Iowa’s communities.

Our 2023 Impact

We are proud to provide services to citizens in all of Iowa’s 99 counties.

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Upcoming Events

  • July 24 - July 25

    ICAA Conference: Spark – A Summit for Good

    Register here by July 12th to engage in exceptional learning, impactful networking, and so much more!!!

  • August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    ROMA Subgroup Meeting

    Zoom Conference Call ZOOM Access: Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/369994910 Dial: 1.646.558.8656; Meeting ID: 369 994 910 Zoom Password: 976965 If you would like to receive the agenda once it is

  • August 28 - August 30

    NCAP Annual Convention

    2024 Annual Convention Seattle, Washington Pre-Convention Training: August 26-27 Convention: August 28-30 Sheraton Grand Seattle 1400 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

  • August 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    IWAC Subgroup Meeting

    Iowa Weatherization Association of Coordinators (IWAC) Subgroup will meet today. The agenda and past meeting minutes are posted on the ICAA website under Member Home. A login is required. If

  • September 16 - September 20

    NASCSP 2024 Annual Training Conference

    We look forward to welcoming you to the NASCSP 2024 Annual Training Conference taking place September 16 – 20, 2024, in Memphis, Tennessee – the home of blues, soul, and

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Register today for Spark - A Summit for Good July 24th + 25th West Des Moines Marriott

Immerse yourself in a transformative experience at our upcoming summit. Join us on Thursday, July 25th from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM for a Poverty Simulation.

Why should you join?

-Feel the Impact: Spark an emotional connection by experiencing the challenges faced by those living in poverty.
-Build Empathy: Walk in someone else's shoes and spark new perspectives.
-Make a Difference: Discover ways to spark change and support those in need.

We extend a warm invitation to you to join us in igniting a powerful wave of compassion and empathy that transcends boundaries and unites communities. Let’s wrap up the ICAA conference with an unforgettable experience! See you in July!

Register here: iowacommunityaction.org/2024-icaa-conference/
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Register today for Spark - A Summit for Good July 24th + 25th West Des Moines MarriottImmerse yourself in a transformative experience at our upcoming summit. Join us on Thursday, July 25th from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM for a Poverty Simulation.Why should you join?-Feel the Impact: Spark an emotional connection by experiencing the challenges faced by those living in poverty.
-Build Empathy: Walk in someone elses shoes and spark new perspectives.
-Make a Difference: Discover ways to spark change and support those in need.We extend a warm invitation to you to join us in igniting a powerful wave of compassion and empathy that transcends boundaries and unites communities. Let’s wrap up the ICAA conference with an unforgettable experience! See you in July!Register here: https://iowacommunityaction.org/2024-icaa-conference/

Get ready to spark some fun conversations at the ICAA conference! Join us for the Community Action Young Professionals gathering, where you'll meet incredible people and build your network. Plus, attendees will receive spark conversation cards and networking activities to prompt connection with one another, as well as exhibitors — perfect for breaking the ice and starting great conversations.

We encourage you to spark conversations about your work and the innovative and impactful services and strategies you know make a difference. Come mix, mingle, and make memories with us!

See you in July!

Register here: iowacommunityaction.org/2024-icaa-conference/
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4 weeks ago
Get ready to spark some fun conversations at the ICAA conference! Join us for the Community Action Young Professionals gathering, where youll meet incredible people and build your network. Plus, attendees will receive spark conversation cards and networking activities to prompt connection with one another, as well as exhibitors — perfect for breaking the ice and starting great conversations.We encourage you to spark conversations about your work and the innovative and impactful services and strategies you know make a difference. Come mix, mingle, and make memories with us!See you in July!Register here: https://iowacommunityaction.org/2024-icaa-conference/
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