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Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Social Work


One of the aspects of the Community Action Programs (CAPs) of the War on Poverty under the Economic Opportunity Act that was particularly important for rural community development was the establishment of Technical Assistance Panels (TAPs). This paper is a critique of the success of that coordination effort with regard to one particular group: low income farmers in Minnesota. It was written in Fall, 1969 as part of my graduate program in public administration at the University of Minnesota.



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