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February 2017 Newsletter – Missouri Community Action Network

Missouri Community Action Network

Missouri CAN Network Connection – February 2017
See newsletter for the full article on each item

Advocacy - A voice for low-income Missourians

It all begins with Trust
Message from Kurt Brewer, Missouri CAN executive director

Other Items (see newsletter for details)

  • Save the Date! 2017 Advocacy Day at the Missouri Capitol, March 1
  • Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) Next Generation

Network Capacity - Helping you help others

Onboarding Team Update – Work continues on the version 6 MIS upgrade...

Other Items (see newsletter for details)

  • Poverty Simulation Facilitator Training, March 20-21
  • Community Needs Assessment Workshop, March 15-16
  • Missouri Asset Development Program: Match Rate Increase from Old Match Rate: 2:1 to New Match Rate: 8: 1
  • Missouri CAN University – Moodle! – Winter Online Trainings
  • 2017 Missouri CAN Membership Campaign
  • 2017 Missouri CAN Annual Conference

Missouri CAN Capacity - Helping us help you

2016 Missouri CAN Strategic Plan Outcomes
Our Strategic Plan includes a variety of goals and objectives in three major categories, which we call Strategic Commitments: Advocacy, Network Capacity (CAAs), and Missouri CAN Capacity (the association office).  The Missouri CAN Board of Directors has set an overall target of achieving 80% of plan goals each year.  For FY2016, we achieved an overall rate of 91%, exceeding the 80% mark in each of the three categories...

Other Items (see newsletter for details)

  • Missouri CAN Staff Vacancies
  • Agency Visits
    • Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City
    • South Central Missouri Community Action Agency
    • Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation
  • On the Calendar – Upcoming Activities and Events


Missouri CAN is the statewide association of Community Action Agencies,
Allies & Supporters united to end poverty.

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