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October 2016 Newsletter – Connecticut Association for Community Action

Connecticut Association for Community Action

ct-oct-2016CAFCA Connections – October 13, 2016

 See newsletter for full article on each of these stories

2016 Southern New England Conference Held

Nearly 200 Community Action leaders, staff, and board members from Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island attended to network, share best practices, and discuss issues surrounding income inequality, the economy, and the upcoming election.  Workshop tracks included Board Governance, ROMA-NG, Emerging CAA Practices and Trends, and Excellence in CAA Management – see newsletter for details on keynote speakers – more info including conference program and workshop sessions.

Community Action Highlights

Check It Out – Items of Interest

Community Events

Access Community Action – Repair Café (Sept. 19) is a free event during which volunteer “fixers” are available to help make all possible repairs free of charge except for the cost of replacement parts.

National Events

Community Action Partnership
2017 Management and Leadership Training Conference
January 11-13, 2017 in Long Beach, CANCAF
2017 Legislative Conference
March 14-17, 2017 in Washington, DCNASCSP
2017 Mid-Winter Training Conference and Orientation
March 27-31, 2017 in Arlington, VA

Regional Events

2017 Northern New England Conference
Save the Date!  May 17-20, 2017 in Newry, ME


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