Nomination: Hearing Before the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, on Robert C. Chase, of Virginia, to be Deputy Director of the Community Services Administration, July 21, 1976

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Page 4 - Justice (see text) by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1966, effective Apr. 22, 1966. Community Services Administration Established by the Headstart, Economic Opportunity, and Community Partnership Act of 1974 (88 Stat. 2291; 42 USC 2701 note) as the successor to the Office of Economic Opportunity (see appendix A). As an independent agency within the executive branch, administered Federal antipoverty programs. Abolished through the repeal of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (except titles...
Page 4 - s antipoverty programs is the combined use of Federal, state and local funds in the organization and operation of Community Action Programs and other programs which are directed and overseen by locally selected boards.
Page 4 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman, I am pleased and honored to have the opportunity to appear before you today.
Page 6 - Well, I think there are a number of things that have been left undone, Mr.
Page 4 - It seeks to accomplish this goal by helping low-income families and individuals attain economic self-sufficiency. The agency's programs are available to the poor in both urban and rural areas, including persons with a limited ability to speak and understand English.
Page 4 - ... varying according to the size of the family and whether or not the housing is provided by the employer. This kind of activity is especially useful to regional development; it has in particular, permitted a certain amount of decentralisation...
Page 5 - Bob will continue to do fine work in the important new position for which he has been nominated, and I look forward to a close and cooperative relationship with him and in our mutual effort to help the Nation's poor help themselves.

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