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Almost half of Oakland familes are liquid asset poor
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We are the Alameda County Community Asset Network – AC CAN
AC CAN’s mission is to build the local capacity to create economic equity in Alameda County by working collectively with our members to develop innovative asset-building strategies, services, and policies.
We are a working group of service providers, credit unions and banks, community-based organizations, public agencies, and base building groups that work in partnership to increase the income and assets of low-to-moderate income Alameda County residents.
AC CAN’s Member Organizations are located across the Bay Area. Get in touch with those closest to you.
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Innovative partnership with Alameda County Social Services to bring asset building to recipients of public benefits earned a Platforms for Prosperity Award from Prosperity Now
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