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The mission of the Pittsylvania County Community Action is to increase awareness about poverty and to promote comprehensive approaches to eliminate conditions that cause poverty by:

 v         promoting self-sufficiency of individuals, families, communities

 v      creating services to meet basic needs

 v      advocating on behalf of the poor

 v      promoting long range reforms

 v      promoting innovating and creative strategies

 v      working in partnership with community based organizations

 v      mobilizing all public and private resources

 v      stimulating community participation and leadership development

 v      establishing equal opportunities and political, economic  and social justice

And through these efforts improving the quality of life in communities throughout our service area.