Empowering local agencies through advocacy, training, and the provision of technical
assistance to promote self-sufficiency and personal growth in the individuals, families and communities of Tennessee.
SEACAA exists as a professional organization that provides research and policy development resources, education
and training to ensure progress toward the elimination of poverty and causes of poverty in the Southeast.
It is the mission of the Community Action Partnership to be a national forum for policy on poverty and
to strengthen, promote, represent and serve its network of member agencies to assure that the issues of the poor are
effectively heard and addressed.
The National Head
Start Association is a private not-for-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of Head
Start children and their families. It represents more than 1 million children, 200,000 staff and 2,700 Head Start programs
in the United States.