Thank you for visiting the RKCAA website. Please take this opportunity to find out more about the organization and the numerous services and resources we provide or are able to connect individuals and families to. Supporting individuals and families thrive, is at the core of RKCAA’s work. POSITIVE FAMILY DYNAMICS is a key foundational component needed to ensure family members residing in the same household or a single individual living alone, is able to develop a strong support system. To strengthen this effort, RKCAA’s PILLARS of Focus are: HOUSING, FOOD & NUTRITION, HEALTH and ASSET ATTAINMENT. It is our hope that you will utilize these services or share the information with others who may benefit. The services provided and the work we do is important and critical to the growth and well-being of the communities we serve."
Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency, Inc. is governed by a tripartite Board, comprised of delegates from Racine and Kenosha Counties. These volunteers (public officials, civic group representatives, low-income representatives) represent various sectors of the community and set policy and provide oversight for the organization. A meeting of the Board of Directors is held on the fourth Thursday of each of the following months, unless the Board of Directors designate a different date: January, March, April, September, October, and November. The Annual Meeting occurs on the fourth Thursday of September.
Public officials are appointed to the Board by the County Executives of Racine and Kenosha Counties. Low-income representatives are elected to serve through a democratic process undertaken by those they represent. Finally, civic group representation is determined by groups and interests of the community. Once the groups and interests to be represented have been selected by the Community Action Board, respective representatives are chosen by the groups and interests themselves. Members of the Board of Directors serve three-year terms and may serve no more than two consecutive terms. Terms begin at the Annual Meeting in September and continue through the Annual Meeting in September, three years later. Board members must reside in the county they represent.
The Board of Directors of Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency, Inc. is scheduled to meet as follows during the 2022 calendar year:
Board meetings convene at 4:00 p.m. For information regarding meeting location, please contact Allison at (262) 637-8377, ext. 119.
Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency, Inc. receives federal, state, local and private funding. RKCAA's Finance Department records all funds in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and funding source requirements. An independent Certified Public Accounting firm performs annual audits and funding sources perform required regular fiscal and program monitoring. During 2020, the agency managed twenty seven programs totaling $11.94 million in Racine and Kenosha counties.