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March-2015 Newsletter – Georgia Community Action Association

Georgia Community Action Association

GCAA Newsletter - March 2015

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GCAA Board Meets with State Lawmakers

On February 11th, the Georgia Community Action Association kicked off their quarterly board meeting with a visit to the State Capitol. The purpose of the visit was to build stronger relationships with political leaders, expand awareness around the vast work done in the communities by Georgia CAAs and discuss the network's, legislative agenda...

GCAA Shines a Spotlight on Concerted Services, Inc.

Servant Leadership... My Journey with Community Action with Ophelia Gaines, Executive Director In Her Own Words... I began this journey with Community Action on September 13, 1973, almost nine years after President Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act declaring war on poverty. The past forty-two years have been challenging, yet rewarding.  The mission of Community Action embodies all of my hopes and desires for our communities, families and individuals throughout this great nation…

Your Money Your Goals Case Management Training

Georgia Community Action Association (GCAA) hosted its first Your Money Your Goals (YMYG) training on Tuesday, March 4th at Clayton County Community Services Authority. The training was attended by representatives from nine Georgia CAAs…The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) created the Your Money, Your Goals toolkit for consumers, as well as for training. Social services organizations can use the toolkit to help their clients set goals, choose financial products and build skills in managing money, credit, and debt.

GCAA 2015 Annual Conference

July 7-10, 2015 in Savannah, Georgia – Call for Presenters.

Community Action Partnership Annual Convention

August 25-28, 2015 in San Francisco, CA

CAPLAW National Training Conference

June 10-12, 2015 in Portland, OR – more info.

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