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August 2016 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

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IN-August-2016IN-CAA Newsletter – August 2016

Community Impact

CAPWI Staff & Students Build Habitat for Humanity Home for Family of Three
Women Build is Habitat for Humanity's program for women who want to learn construction skills while building homes and communities. Habitat for Humanity organizes the program each year as a way to recruit, educate and inspire women to build - and advocate for - simple, decent and affordable housing. Deb Provo, staff member of Community Action Program, Inc., of Western Indiana (CAPWI), recruited a team of 12 women to participate in a local Women Build and fundraising project – read full article.

Area IV Organizational Payee Program Helps Client Regain Independence After Life-Changing Accident
When you speak with William J. Bucy (pictured on right), the first thing he'll often say is, "Call me Joe." He's that typical, 50-year-old man you might pass at the grocery store or walking down the street. He's clean-cut, quiet and well-mannered. From looking at him, you'd never be able to tell the struggles he's been working to overcome – read full article.

News

CAPWI Employee & JAG Indiana Earn Top Honors at 36th National Training Seminar
Indiana was a standout state at the recent Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) 36th National Training Seminar, held July 13-15 in Orlando, Fla. Indiana JAG specialists and support staff from the state's 12 economic growth regions were among those recognized at the event, including CAPWI employee Christine Shaffer (pictured on right), who was awarded "Outstanding JAG Specialist of the Year" – read full article.

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