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PoCo in BoCo: Community Action Programs

Posted: April 17, 2017 at 11:06 am by , in A Public Affair, Breaking News, Featured

Tracey Jones and Nikhil Mankekar are co-hosts of our monthly series looking at issues facing People of Color in Boulder County (PoCo in BoCo). Today they speak with Eliberto Mendoza, Manager of Boulder Community Action Programs about the CAP which began in 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty.” Today, CAP continues to advocate for and help organize programs that foster self-sufficiency for individuals, families, and people of color with low-income.

Local programs include the Personal Investment Enterprise (PIE) program – a local savings program designed for residents with low income in Boulder and Broomfield counties and Boulder County Circles.