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July 2015 Newsletter – Region II RPIC

Region II Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia

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

See newsletter for the full article on each of these stories

Region II Finance, Human Resource & Leadership Conference

September 17-18, 2015 in Binghamton, NY

National Partner News

Learning Communities
As part of the Learning Communities Resource Center (LCRC) sponsored by the Community Action Partnership, Learning Clusters, made up of CAA staff, CAA Association staff and CSBG State lead Agency staff have been meeting within issue areas such as Decreasing Family Homeless, Increasing Financial Empowerment, and Bundling Services to Improve Outcomes…

CSBG Dear Colleague Letter, July 2, 2015
World Refugee Day

CSBG Dear Colleague Letter, July 2, 2015
WIOA Joint Blog

News for Knowledge

Opportunity for All: White House rural Council Launches "Rural Impact" Effort to Help Rural Children and Families Succeed
Rural Impact is a new effort from the White House Rural Council to address the challenge of rural child poverty by bringing together federal agencies and public and private resources. Rural Impact focuses primarily on a multi-generational approach to how public and private resources are invested in rural families and communities…

HR1655 Community Economic opportunity Act of 2015
The National Community Action Foundation (NCAF) has been working to get HR1655, Community Action's authorizing legislation, thorough Congress – full bill.

National Training Opportunities

Community Action Partnership and Federal Office of Head Start
Update for Community Action Agencies (webinar)
July 14th from 1:00 – 2:30 PM EDT

Community Action Partnership
The Risk Assessment Process – Who, What, Why & How (2-part webinar series)
Process for Initiating and Conducting an Agency-wide Risk Assessment
July 23rd from 2:00 – 3:15 PM EDT
Agency-wide Risk Assessment – Now What?
August 13th from 2:00 – 3:15 PM

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


Information on RPIC Region II can be found here: nyscommunityaction.org/rpic/

For materials from past Region II events, click here


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