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This study aims to identify and find a model for the management and empowerment of Centersof Community Learning Activity (CCLA) in Indonesia by taking three research loci, namely CCLA Wahyu Surya Pelangi, Nurani, and Sinar Pagi. The qualitative approach and the type of multi-case study were chosen by the researcher because of the consideration of the characteristics of the loci which have their uniqueness. The results of the study stated. The management of CCLA in this study includes the steps of planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating. Where in the planning includes the design of the annual work program, the design of service programs, the design of priority program needs, and data collection of program problems, program needs, and resources that support the program. Organizing includes integrating human and non-human resources, division of tasks, authorities, and responsibilities to carry out a series of planned activities. Implementation includes the implementation of every form of planning that is adapted to the conditions of CCLA. Evaluation includes process, benefit, and result evaluation. Empowerment carried out in CCLA leads to an increase in life skills. Where is the understanding of life skills, making people proactive and creative in seeking and finding solutions, in turn being able to overcome them. Empowerment in CCLA is arranged in the form of a special curriculum or integrated into various subjects,both at the level equivalent to elementary school, equivalent to junior high school, and equivalent to high school.