A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action

2017 Education Conference – WVCAP

West Virginia Community Action Partnership

Evolving Through Change

May 1-3 in Charleston, WV

Conference Agenda-At-A-Glance
and Registration Form

General Sessions and Workshops

See Workshops-At-A-Glance for descriptions of each session.

May 1

All day intensive – WV Emerging Leaders Institute

May 2

  • Overview of Successful Renters Program
  • Chill Out (managing workplace stress)
  • Community Engagement
  • Finding Help for Behavioral Health and Substance Use, Right Here at Home
  • Review of the new CSBG Annual Reporting Process
  • National Poverty Trends and What They Mean
  • It’s Not a Chit Chat:  Interviewing Customers Effectively
  • Raising the Bar for Ultimate Program Success
  • Advocacy Role of a CAA
  • Positive Action Equals Positive Results:  Goal Setting Strategies
  • Successful Partnerships in CAAs

May 3

  • National Partners Panel
  • Role of Community Action
  • Baskets & 50/50 Drawings


The following awards will be presented during the conference:

Ervin Queen Award – Presented to an individual who, through long-term leadership and service, embodied the spirit of hope, improved their community and made West Virginia a better place to live.

Excellence in Community Action Awards – Each CAA has the opportunity to recognize an individual from their agency

Best Story Board


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