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October 2016 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

North Carolina Community Action Association

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NC Leads the Way

Former North Carolina Association President and former Community Action Partnership 1st Vice-Chair, Bryan Duncan was recently installed as the new President of our national Partnership...

Regional officers were also installed at the Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies (SEACAA) 2016 Annual Conference...

Kudos also go to Sharon C. Goodson who was the only North Carolina candidate to successfully complete requirements for the Certified Community Action Professional, Class of 2016.

Community Action Rapid Response Team Offering Assistance to Communities Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

The NC Community Action Association is currently coordinating resource assistance through the Community Action Rapid Response Team or “CARRT” to help community action agencies impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Matthew... The NCCAA is requesting monetary donations from financial institutions, businesses, individuals and the community at large.  One-hundred percent of all monetary donations will be used for supplies/and or services to assist families in communities recovering from Hurricane Matthew.

SEACAA Delivers – People, Performance and Partnerships

Nearly 250 people converged on Myrtle Beach for the Southeastern Association Community Action (SEACAA) 2017 Annual Conference – People, Performance and Partnerships... Keynote Speaker, Mr. Shawn Harper, garnered many of them himself with his personal, inspiring story of triumph in life and on the football field...

HOPE - the Holy Cow  is On the MOO-ve. Join Her!

See the Silent MOO-vie NCCAA staff directed and produced.

Holy Cow!  Let’s End Poverty is about making poverty a part of the conversation and then being bold enough to do something about it.  This branding strategy incorporates education, social media, a laugh or two and the opportunity to raise unrestricted funds to help community action agencies reach their maximum potential of helping people to help them- selves and each other.  Join the MOOvement!

NCCAA 2015 Annual Report

The North Carolina Community Action Association recently released its 2015 Annual Report, revealing that more than 133,000 lower-income North Carolinians and 2,009 children are better off today, thanks to the help of the state’s 35 community action agencies – read the report.

CAP Joins the Kellogg Foundation’s Coalition on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) national office of Washington, DC recently announced it will join a coalition of 100 or more organizations to partner on a Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) enterprise supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.  The coalition seeks to move the nation beyond dialogues about race and ethnicity to unearthing historic and contemporary patterns considered barriers to success, healing those wounds and creating opportunities for all children...

Other items of interest

  • Affordable Housing Group gets New Logo
  • 2016-2017 NCCAA Calendar
  • Agency Highlight: CADA’s Community Action Strategies Have Made a Difference for over 54 Years


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