50 years fighting the war on poverty, and 50 years of community action agencies.
On Thursday, people recognizing the continued work of the Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency.
The group focuses on helping people rise above poverty and lobbying representatives to pass laws that help end poverty.
Those involved say that even though a lot of work has been done, there's still so much more to do.
The MVCAA also provides head start programs for young children to start the education process as soon as possible.