Kootasca Community Action Koochiching County Community Services

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MISSION: Building COMMUNITY to end POVERTY

Kootasca Community Action is a non profit human service agency serving Itasca and Koochiching counties in Northern Minnesota. We serve low-income people providing ways for families to get connected to the community with a plan to get out of poverty. We also ensure that peoples basic needs are met.

VISION for our communities by 2024:

  • All people are valued regardless of race or socio-economic status
  • Systems are just, non-discriminatory, and fair to all community members
  • Community members are trained, supported and lead the on-going development of their community
  • Education prepares all children to fulfill their potential and secure their future
  • All people live in safe, decent, affordable housing
  • Poverty does not exist in Koochiching and Itasca counties

VALUES:

  • That poverty is eliminated through community engagement and leadership;
  • That creating a strong, healthy economy where everyone prospers requires responsible planning and public/private partnerships today;
  • That our communities have the resources to eliminate poverty;
  • That the individual and the community are interdependent and thrive together;
  • That all people have value and deserve just treatment, respect, and courtesy.
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