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Minnesota CSBG Office Encourages CAA Mergers

Working Better Together Case Studies

2014

This case study explores what state CSBG offices can do to facilitate merger explorations among Community Action Agencies in their respective states. The case study is based on CAPLAW’s interview with several staff members at the Minnesota Office of Economic Opportunity.

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