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April-2015 Newsletter – Region II RPIC

Region II Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia

Region II RPIC Newsletter - April 2015
New York * New Jersey * Puerto Rico * U.S Virgin Islands

See newsletter for the full article on each of these stories

Registration Open

RPIC Region II Finance, Human Resource & Leadership Conference will be held from September 17-18 in Binghamton, NY – registration.

National Partner News

Reminder: May is Community Action Month – NASCSP is asking for agencies to send stories, news, etc. to NASCSP to showcase on their blog, social media and website.

NASCSP Asks for Guest Bloggers – NASCSP's State of Poverty blog is always looking for guest bloggers.

National Training Opportunities

Community Action Partnership
Webinar: Inside Out: Developing your Leadership Bench from Within
Tuesday, April 21 from 2:00 – 3:15 PM EDT

National Training Conference
June 10-12, 2015 in Portland, OR

Community Action Partnership
2015 Annual Convention
August 25-28, 2015 in San Francisco, CA

Useful Information

CSBG Dear Colleague Letter: Financial Capability – Office of Community Services

The Community Action Risk Mitigation Blog Series #3Visualizing the Health of Your Agency Using Dashboards and Scorecards – Virtual CAP

New York/New Jersey AT Loan Fund Project (April 24 deadline) – National Disability Institute is in the process of establishing an Alternative Finance Project in New York and New Jersey to provide Assistive Technology (AT) loans to individuals in need of AT to improve their employment opportunities, productivity and independence, and/or quality of life. Assistive Technology (AT) includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and the services provided to locate, select, and use them. Assistive technology also includes vehicle and home modifications.

CFED Releases Financial Capability Planning Guide, VITA Data & More – CFED announced the release of Building Financial Capability: A Planning Guide for Integrated Services, an interactive resource to help a wide range of community-based and social service organizations integrate financial capability services into their existing program.


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