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June 2015 Newsletter – Missouri Association for Community Action

Missouri Association for Community Action


MO-June-2015

The MACA Network Connection – June 2015

See newsletter for the full article on each item

Advocacy - Speaking up for Low-Income Missourians

Advocacy – We tracked nearly 100 bills within the elements of poverty: Food, Health, Education, Housing & Energy, and Family & Economic Security. Our legislative priorities were Medicaid Expansion and funding for energy programs (Utilicare and Weatherization)… During the session, we hosted a statewide advocacy event that brought nearly 100 of our network members to the Capitol to rally for low-income families and we testified on numerous bills and provided letters of support, opposition, and information – see newsletter for highlights on MACA’s legislative efforts.

Other Items (see newsletter for details)

  • Community Services Block Grant Reauthorization
  • 2015 Community Action Legislative Award
  • Community Action Network Advocacy Day
  • Senator Blunt Thanks Community Action!
  • Missouri Community Action Proclamation
  • Missouri Housing Development Advisory Trust Fund

Network Capacity - Helping you help others

2015 Annual MACA Conference – The MACA Annual Conference held May 5-7, 2015 at The Elms Hotel & Spa in Excelsior Springs, Missouri was a huge success!!

Conference Photos on Flickr

Conference Videos on MACA YouTube channel

Conference Presentations in Dropbox

Other Items (see newsletter for details)

  • MACA Individual Member Benefits
  • ROMA In-Service Continuing Education Program
  • 2015 ROMA Certification Update
  • Family Development Credential (FDC) Program Update
  • Comprehensive Community Needs Assessment Tool
  • MIS User Training
  • MIS Agency Admin Training
  • Leading & Coaching Employees – Training Coming Soon!

MACA Capacity - Helping us help you

Other Items (see newsletter for details)

  • Awareness and Outreach
  • MACA Survey
  • Agency Visits
    • Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation
    • Green Hills Community Action Corporation
    • Community Services, Inc.
    • United Services Community Action Agency
    • Community Action Partnership of St. Joseph
    • Ozark Action Inc.
  • On the Calendar – Upcoming Activities and Events

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