A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action

2016 Annual Conference – Community Action Association of Region VI

Rising to the Challenge

October 12-14 in Albuquerque, NM


region6-program-oct-2016dConference Program

Conference web page

Guest Speakers

David Bradley, National Community Action Foundation

Seth Hassett, Office of Community Services

Denise Harlow, Community Action Partnership

Eric Griego, State Director, Working Families Party in New Mexico


Four workshop tracks will be offered – see conference program for workshop descriptions.


  • ROMA/ROMA NG (4-part session) – Barbara Mooney, ANCRT

Organizational Leadership

  • Community Assessment and the Community Action Plan – Jarle Crocker, CAP (includes Community Commons Demo)
  • Beyond Compliance: Standards 2.0 – Jarle Crocker/Denise Harlow, CAP
  • Strategic Planning – Denise Harlow/Jarle Crocker, CEO CAP
  • Governance: R & R for Boards – Jean Block

Employment Law and Risk

  • The Internet is More than Funny Pictures of Cats: the Basics, Benefits, and Risks of Social Media – Christopher Logue, CAPLAW
  • Taking Care of Business and Working Overtime – Christopher Logue, CAPLAW
  • Assessing Risk (2-part session) – Poms & Associates Risk Services

Program Updates/Communication

  • IDAs: Innovation in Educational IDAs – Rodolfo Acosta-Perez, CAASNM
  • Weatherization Update – Michael Jones, OKACAA
  • Communicating to Improve Outcomes (2-part session) – Crista Benavidez


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