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December 2015 Newsletter – Region II RPIC

Region II Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia

RegionII-Dec-2015Region II RPIC Newsletter – December 2015

New York * New Jersey * Puerto Rico * U.S Virgin Islands

See newsletter for the full article on each of these stories

National Partner News

Last Chance: Join the Learning Community!
A project of the LCRC, The Learning Community is comprised of topical Learning Community Groups (LCGs) which consist of a cadre of agencies that are currently working on a program or service delivery strategy related to each of the LCG focus areas…Registration to join a Learning Community Group is open until December 11thmore info.

CSBG Dear Colleague Letter
Extension Announcement of the ACSI Survey for CSBG States and Eligible Entities and Update – The Office of Community Services (OCS) is extending the deadline for both surveys to Friday, December 18, 2015 – this Dear Colleague Letter will be posted here.

Useful Information

AEI-Brookings Working Group on Poverty and Opportunity Releases New Report
AEI-Brookings Working Group on Poverty and Opportunity released a report titled Opportunity, Responsibility, and Security: A Consensus Plan for Reducing Poverty and Restoring the American Dream. The report begins with an unbiased, thorough review of basic facts about poverty, mobility, education, employment, and marriage in America today. Additional chapters focus on how changes in family, work, and education have together forced more Americans into poverty, with little chance of escaping. Finally, the report concludes with a path forward based on shared values.

EdBuild Maps Student Poverty Rates 2006-2013
EdBuild is a new non-profit with a mission to improve education and position schools as key drivers in community development by addressing funding inequities in public education. A map was released showing each State's student poverty rates from 2006-2013.

National Partner Training

Community Action Partnership Webinar
Understanding Trauma and Its Impact on Families in Poverty – webinar recording and slides

WIPFLi Training Opportunities
FY 16 Head Start Monitoring Protocol - ERSEA Section
December 14, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

FY 16 Head Start Monitoring Protocol - Leadership, Governance, and Management Systems Section
December 18, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Head Start Monitoring Protocol - Fiscal Integrity Section
December 18, 2015 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Head Start Monitoring Protocol - Head Start Key Indicator-Compliant (HSKI-C)
December 21, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Community Action Partnership
2016 Management and Leadership Training Conference
Leading with Resilience - The Community Action Way
January 6-8, 2016 in New Orleans, LA

2016 Mid-Winter Training Conference
February 22-26, 2016 in Alexandria, VA


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


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