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May-2015 Newsletter – Region I RPIC

Region I Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia


Region I Reports – May 11, 2015
Region I RPIC Newsletter - May 11, 2015
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NEW! Community Action Partnership's Resource of the Month: Risk Assessments

The Community Action Partnership's Resource of the Month focuses on the Risk Assessment and Policy Building Tool that is FREE to Community Action Agencies through the Partnership's affiliate membership with the Nonprofit Risk Management Center. CSBG Organizational Standard 4.6 states "An organization-wide, comprehensive risk assessment has been completed within the past 2 years and reported to the governing board" – see newsletter for details about the online tool.

NEW! CSBG Social Media How-To Guide

In order to support successful social media efforts both during Community Action Month and throughout the year, NASCSP has recently released its CSBG Social Media How-To Guide on using social media to harness the conversation…

Becoming an Evidence-Based Program

Webinar: Becoming Evidence-Based: A Step by Step Approach
Tuesday, May 12 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM EDT
Panel led by CFO of Congreso de Latinos Unidos, as well as a trio of speakers from ChildTrends

May is Community Action Month!

This year, the Partnership is asking the network to #BeCommunityAction by highlighting the achievements of families and communities across the country…2015 Community Action Month Toolkit.

CSBG Partner T/TA Opportunities

CAPLAW Webinar

Managing Your Nonprofit's Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn Presence: Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls
Wednesday, May 13 from 12:30 – 2:00 PM EDT

Community Action Partnership Webinar

Webinar Series for Human Services Professionals
Wednesday, May 20 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

On May 20th, the Partnership will launch a monthly webinar series that will provide human service professionals an opportunity to hear from experts in the field and program administrators that are using executive function principles in their work.

In this first webinar, Silvia Bunge, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Director of the Building Blocks of Cognition Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley, will provide an overview of the science behind executive functions with an explicit focus on adults. Silvia is a leading neuroscientist who excels at making technical information accessible and relevant to practitioner.

View Past Webinars from the Community Action Partnership.

National/Regional Events Calendar

Northern New England 2015 CAA Conference
May 20-22 in Manchester, VT

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

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

NASCSP
2015 Annual Training Conference
September 15-18 in Sacramento, CA

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