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2015 Northern New England Community Action Conference

50 Years of Fighting Poverty and Looking Toward the Future

May 20 - 22, 2015

Manchester, Vermont


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2015 Northern New England Community Action Conference

Mark your calendar for this year's conference. We have a full slate of must see keynote speakers and workshops.

Keynote Speakers

Mark Shriver, President, Save the Children Action Network - A Good Man, weaving the subject of 50 years of Community Action as part of the War on Poverty and as a foundation to build toward the future, into his standard topic

Former Congressman Barney Frank

Annelise Orleck, Professor of History, Dartmouth College - Rethinking the War on Poverty in a New Age of Inequality: What Does History Have to Do With Policy?

Workshops

There will be six sets of workshop sessions – see conference schedule for a description of each workshop – speaker bios.
  • Organizational Standards Nuts and Bolts - Denise Harlow, Community Action Partnership
  • Cross Class Communication - Lynn Clowes
  • Home Safety & Accessibility - Ray Mailloux, Community House Calls
  • Media Basics for CAA’s 2015 - Susan Geier, Community Action Partnership of Strafford County
  • The Olympics May Come To Boston but the Hurdles Remain In Weatherization - see conference program for list of six speakers
  • The National Performance Indicators and ROMA Next Generation - Jenae Bjelland, National Association for State Community Services Program
  • Hoarding and Cluttering – Is There a Difference? - Ray Mailloux, Community House Calls
  • Supervision 1 - Craig Popkess, Internship Coordinator for Career Training Programs
  • Who Are You? Developing Your Agency's Brand & Communication Work Plan - Susan Geier, Community Action Partnership of Strafford County
  • Making the Connection: Standards, Accountability Measures and ROMA Next Gen - Denise Harlow, Community Action Partnership & Jenae Bjelland, National Association for State Community Services Program
  • Supervision 2 - Craig Popkess, Internship Coordinator for Career Training Programs
  • Change, Transition & Chaos; Managing “Constant Change” in Organizations - Tammy Jordan, The Employee Engagement Group
  • Enterprise Risk Management for Not-for-Profits: How to Eat an Elephant - Sarah Belliveau and Tammy Michaud, BerryDunn
  • Non-Profit Boot Camp - Angela Zakon, Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, P.A.
  • Preserving Affordable Housing: 7,205 Success Stories - Tara Reardon & Gary Faucher, ROC-NH
  • Lessons from Vermiculite Remediation - Lawrence “Chip” Sullivan, SEVCA & Geoff Wilcox, VT OEO
  • Fair Housing 101 - Ellen T Maxon, JD, MSW, Vermont Human Rights Commission
  • Key OMB Super Circular Changes - R. Allison Ma’luf, CAPLAW
  • From Stress to Security: Tools for Helping Your Clients Build Financial Capability - Part 1 - Shira Markoff, Savings & Financial Capability, Corporation for Enterprise Development
  • FHLB Boston 2015 Affordable Housing Program Application Training – Part 1 - Kathy Naczas & Mary Ellen Jutras, Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
  • Understanding Active Shooter/Workplace Violence - Lt. Terry L. Choate, Jr. & Joseph B. Hileman, Blue-U Defense
  • Making the Grade: How to Navigate the CSBG Monitoring Review Process - R. Allison Ma’luf, CAPLAW
  • From Stress to Security: Tools for Helping Your Clients Build Financial Capability - Part 2 - Shira Markoff, Savings & Financial Capability, Corporation for Enterprise Development
  • FHLB Boston 2015 Affordable Housing Program Application Training – Part 2 - Kathy Naczas & Mary Ellen Jutras, Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
  • Home Energy Makeover Game Show - Paul Zabriskie, Capstone Community Action & Cory Boisvert, Capstone Community Action

Maine Community Action Associationwww.mainecommunityaction.org

New Hampshire Community Action Association

Vermont Community Action Partnership

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