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August 2015 Newsletter – Region I RPIC

Region I Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia

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Register today! Region I RPIC Community Needs Assessment Webinar

FREE webinar put on by the Community Action Partnership that speaks to category three, Community Assessment, all standards within the category, in IM 138, Organizational Standards for CSBG-Eligible Entities -  Wednesday, September 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

NEW! Risk Assessment Webinars

The Community Action Partnership and the Nonprofit Risk Management Center are sponsoring a two-part webinar series to think about the process around using the online risk assessment tool. Learn about how to initiate a risk assessment, what staff should participate, likely documents and preparation work to have on hand, and how to organize the follow-up process.

The first webinar was held July 23rd. The next webinar (FREE!) will be held August 13th at 2:00 pm EDT!

NEW! Learning Communities Summit

The Learning Communities Resource Center's (LCRC) Emerging Practices Summit for Bundling Services to Improve Outcomes and Decreasing Family Homelessness Groups will be held September 28-29 in Washington, DC…

Did you know? VCAP has a Risk Mitigation Blog Series!

Have you checked out Virtual CAP's Risk Mitigation Blog Series? Six out of the nine planned blog posts have been posted and highlight tools available to CAAs…

In case you missed it...

Do the people and communities you serve truly know the impact your agency makes each and every day? Are you looking to enhance and/or create an annual report, newsletter, or social media page?

If so, listen to the August 6th Region I RPIC webinar put on by the Community Action Partnership. The webinar discussed how to effectively and efficiently communicate your agency's activities and results to the community, and speaks to Standard 2.3 in IM 138, Organizational Standards for CSBG-Eligible Entities

In case you missed it...

NASCSP recently hosted two webinars around the Model State Plan. Listen to the recordings and view the slides:

  • FY '16 Model State Plan Submission Process Webinar
  • Model State Plan and Organizational Standards Webinar – view slides

Community Action Partnership's Resource of the Month

My Risk Policies – Did you know that the online Risk Assessment tool the Community Action Partnership did in partnership with the Nonprofit Risk Management Center has two different tools in one? In addition to the risk assessment, there is a "My Risk Policies" tool where you can customize over 150 different policies to fit your needs.

National T/TA Opportunities

CAPLAW is putting on a two-part webinar series on the ACA around complying with the Employer Mandate.

The first webinar was held Tuesday, August 11th. It was recorded and will be posted on CAPLAW's website here in the coming week. The second webinar is FREE, and will be held Wednesday, August 12th

National/Regional Events Calendar

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

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


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