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August 2016 Newsletter – Region II RPIC

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Region II RPIC Newsletter – August 2016
New York * New Jersey * Puerto Rico * U.S Virgin Islands

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Region II Information

NYSCAA's RPIC Region II Finance, Human Resource, and Leadership Conference
September 15 - 16, 2016 in Binghamton, NY – agenda at a glance.

National Partner News

Community Action Partnership's Annual Convention
The Community Action Partnership's Annual Convention – Building Resilience: The Promise and Practice of Community Action is later this month, August 30 - September 2 in Austin, TX…

CSBG Open Comment Period for CSBG Annual Report/ROMA Next Generation
We are halfway through the ROMA Next Generation (Proposed CSBG Annual Report) 60-day public comment period…

2016 CAP-FACTS
The National Community Action Foundation (NCAF) keeps you informed!  CAP-FACTS is their bi-weekly publication that explains what is occurring in Washington and why these events matter to NCAF's strategies.  There are many other weekly facts from NCAF such as: QuickFacts…CAPBriefs…and NCAF's quarterly webinars…

Community Action Partnership's Sargent Shriver Award
The New York State Community Action Association would like to extend a huge congratulations to Community Action Planning Council of Jefferson County, Inc.'s Richard Beirman on winning the Community Action Partnership's Sargent Shriver Award…Richard has shown a level of dedication above and beyond the scope of his duties as a board member for Jefferson County…

In the News and Useful Information

Community Action At Its Best
Take a peak at hundreds of Community Action Annual Reports on Virtual CAP from FY 2015.  These reports help broaden the understanding of Community Action and attract attention to poverty issues and solutions

Upcoming Nonprofit Assistance Fund Webinars

Impact of the Safety Net: State Fact Sheets
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has compiled an interactive State Fact Sheet summarizing the impacts of the Safety Net.  Find your state to learn more about how many people the Safety Net was able to lift out of poverty…

Resources from Around the Coalition
The newest issue is out from Coalition on Human Needs' Resources from Around the Coalition blog.  From promoting movements towards racial and ethnic equality and developing guidelines and recommendations, to helping low-wage workers and their families, to reporting on the state of child poverty in the U.S., CHN's members are producing great work on very important issues.

National Training Opportunities

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