History / Overview

Alliance for Community Empowerment, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit agency was designed as the anti-poverty agency for the Greater Bridgeport Area in September of 1964 by the Office of Economic Opportunity. Today, the Alliance aims to work with people toward the eradication of the “paradox of poverty in the midst of plenty in this nation.” Alliance for Community Empowerment serves more than 35,000 individuals annually through its broad range of services in a eight-town area, covering Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Norwalk, Stratford, Trumbull, and Westport, Connecticut.

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