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HomeHARAMBEE! LET'S PULL TOGETHER COALITION 2012ABOUT CANKWANZAA 2011KWANZAA 20102009 KWANZAA2009 COMMUNITY GARDEN2011 CommunityGarden PicturesMarch to Washington 47th Anniversary - 8/28/102010 HARLEM TOUR - PICTURESJUNETEENTH2010 YOUTH ACTION PLAN2010 Education PanelPAST EVENTSHIS PROMISE CORNERDASHBOARD (Think Tank Results)Act Now! Do Good Be the Difference!COMMUNITY ACTIVISM

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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING OR PARTICIPATING WITH CAN AND NEED TO KNOW HOW TO GET STARTED PLEASE FEEL FREE TO EITHER EMAIL US AT INFO@COMMUNITYACTINGNOW.COM OR CALL US AT 908-298-8225. NO MATTER WHAT REMEMBER TO...ACT NOW! DO GOOD! BE THE DIFFERENCE!

ABOUT COMMUNITY ACTING NOW:
 
  • FAITHFUL: we believe in our creator and know through Him we can and will make a difference
  • COMMUNITY FOCUSED: We are the village and act accordingly.
  • SOLUTION ORIENTED: We know there are challenges and we know we can and will contribute to the solution.
  • GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP: We understand that we are all connected and we work to elevate the cultural consciousness within the community. 
 
 
MISSION
 
ACT NOW! DO GOOD! BE THE DIFFERENCE!
 
PURPOSE
  1. Raise the cultural consciousness.
  2. Continuous education and development.
  3. Initiate good works.
  4. Lift up our youth and each other.
  5. Add value to our community.
  6. Enhance the quality of life of our people.

HOW DO YOU JOIN CAN?

We welcome every ethnicity, faith and gender.

Our membership is virtual. This means that you participate at the level of interest and from anywhere in the world.There are no regularly scheduled meetings. We simply lead, facilitate, sponsor, co-sponsor or host a variety of events, meetings, training sessions, speaker series, etc. You decide the level of your participation

There are no membership fees or paperwork requirements. We believe in making a positive contribution so the following are the desirable attributes of CAN members. These were designed to help you determine whether or not our organization is one that you would like to participate with. These were designed so you understand what we expect of our members and participants:

 Desirable Attributes                                                     Undesirable Attributes

+ Part of the solution                                                         - Part of the problem

+ Contributes to making things work                               - Disrupts or confuses

+ Sets the example by adding value                               - Whines or complains

+ Provides constructive input                                           - Gives up on people/community

+ Ability to leave political alliances at the door              - Does not offer solutions

+ Passionate about people and communities               - Points fingers, brings others down

+ Positive leadership behavior                                        - Negative role model

+ Makes a positive impact on others                              - No credibility

+ Willing to learn grow and adapt                                    - Unwilling to learn, to grow or adapt

+ Responsive, sense of urgency                                     - Unresponsive, complacent

+ Never gives up                                                              - Gives up or quits