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February 2017 Newsletter – Michigan Community Action

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MCA Catalyst – February 2017
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EightCAP helps historic camp reach 50th year

During a handful of summer weeks, the city of Greenville comes alive with the sounds of splashing water, crackling bonfires and laughter.  With the help of EightCAP, Inc., people ages 5 to 75 who come from at-risk homes or have special needs enjoy recreation and learning at the Greenville Optimist Camp...

MCA accepting nominations for Day at the Capitol Awards

Community Action Agencies (CAAs) may recognize outstanding volunteers and program participants with a Community Action Award at the annual Day at the Capitol event on May 9.  Michigan Community Action is currently accepting nomination forms now until Tuesday, March 28...

Social media requires strategic communication tactics

In an age of “instant” – news, meals and gratification, to name a few – social media has emerged as the current platform for today’s quick-paced populace.  When used appropriately, social media can be incorporated into an organization’s communication plans to enhance its strategic goals...

Did you know?

The uphill climb to financial security is most daunting for low-income families, particularly those with a generational history of poverty.  The greater asset building families achieve, the stronger the state and its communities will be – while reducing the burden on Michigan taxpayers...

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