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2016 Southern New England Community Action Conference

2016 Southern New England Community Action Conference

Resilience and Renewal

September 15-16 in Groton, CT

Southern-New-England-Sept-2016Conference Program (draft)

Conference Web Page

Keynote Speakers

David Bradley, Executive Director, National Community Action Foundation

Robert L. Woodson, President of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise
“A New Brand of Experts in the War on Poverty”

Khalilah Brown-Dean, Quinnipiac University Professor and Political Commentator


Sessions will be offered through four tracks – see conference program for workshop descriptions.

Board Governance

  • Effective CAA Executive and Board Relationships
  • Get on Board: Organizational Standards
  • Raising the Low-Income Voice: A Focus on the Low-Income Sector and Democratic Selection Procedures

Emerging Community Action Practices and Trends

  • Transforming Homeless Shelters and Employment Services to Create Housing Stability
  • CAFCA Data Warehouse
  • Medicaid Payment Reform: What do Social Services Have to Do with It?
  • Digital Storytelling 101

Excellence in CAA Management

  • Beyond the Basics: Tackling HR Legal Issues Unique to CAAs
  • Assessing, Identifying, Monitoring, and Managing Organizational Risk
  • Data Collection and Reporting to Support Organizational Standards
  • Beyond Compliance: Organizational Standards and the Community Needs Assessment
  • LIHEAP: Energy Tools & Updates

ROMA Next Generation

  • Applying ROMA to Assessment and Planning
  • Community-Level Change : NPIs and Indicators
  • Operationalizing ROMA: Using Data Effectively
  • Collective Impact: Building on What We Do Best

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