Bill Number: H.R. 1655
Title: Community Economic Opportunity Act of 2015
Date Introduced: March 26, 2015
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce
As part of the War on Poverty, President Johnson established the Community Action Program in 1964. This Community Action Program established Community Action Agencies (CAAs) in communities throughout the United States in order to coordinate poverty relief programs. Popular programs administered by CAAs include Head Start, Weatherization and Meals on Wheels.