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July 2016 Newsletter – Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

OACAA Newsletter - July 2016

Network News

Volunteers repair 50 homes throughout Butler County
Journal-News – Fifty homes in Hamilton, Middletown and Fairfield received much needed repairs this week thanks to the efforts of about 400 young people from multiple states and 150 local volunteers as part of the Group Workcamps Home Repair Project – read more and watch video.

Pitts named CAC executive director
News Watchman The Community Action Committee (CAC) of Pike County has named Keith Pitts as its new executive director. According to Pitts, he took the position in late April 2016, when the organization's former executive director, Gary Roberts, took another position at Ironton-Lawrence Community Action – read more.

Association Updates

The Nonprofit Overtime Implementation Conundrum
National Council of Nonprofits from Community Action Partnership – The U.S. Department of Labor recently published its Overtime Final Rule that will require most employers, including nonprofits, to pay overtime to all employees earning less than $47,476 per year, more than double the current threshold of $23,660.  The new salary level threshold will trigger overtime pay requirements regardless of whether individual employees are considered salaried (exempt) or hourly (nonexempt).  The new overtime rules take effect on December 1, 2016 – read more.

Board of Trustees Meeting
OACAA's next board meeting will be on August 19th…

Success Story

Housing security helps family move forward
After living in a domestic violence shelter, and with two children to support, Daniel Durbin was unsure how he would find permanent housing. He feared he and his children would end up on the streets – read more.

Community Action in Ohio Blog – Latest Postings

The Community Action in Ohio blog shares some of the ways in which Ohio's CAAs have helped people in their community.

Wrapping up the 2016 Annual Summer Conference

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