Michigan Economic and Social Opportunity Act
Act 230 of 1981 as amended by Public Act 123 of 2003 creates a bureau of community services and a commission on economic and social opportunity within a state department (Department of Human Services) to reduce the causes, conditions, and effects of poverty and promote social and economic opportunities that foster self-sufficiency for low-income people; to provide for the designation of community action agencies; and to prescribe the powers and duties of the department, the bureau, the commission and the community action agencies.
Gov. Rick Snyder appoints commission members to serve as a statewide forum concerning state policies and programs to reduce poverty, and to address the needs and concerns of low income people in the state of Michigan. The Commission is supported by the Department of Human Services, Bureau of Community Action and Economic Opportunity.
|Commission on Community Action & Economic Opportunity
Anne Armstrong Cusak, Chair
Frances C. Amos
Dennis M. Echelbarger
Gregg P. Iddings
Jessica M. Taylor
Kimberly J. Ruiz
Kimberly F. Small
Douglas J. Williams
Meeting Schedule 2013
10:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Meetings are open to the public
All meetings will be held at
235 S. Grand Ave.
Grand Tower Building, Conf. Room 1A
February 21 May 9
August 22 November 14
Bureau of Community Action and Economic Opportunity Board of Commission
Department of Human Services
P.O Box 30037
Lansing, Michigan 48909
Fax (517) 335-5042
Act 230 of 1981 - Michigan Legislature Website
Act 123 of 2003 - Michigan Legislature Website