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June 2017 Newsletter – New York State Community Action Association

New York State Community Action Association

NYSCAA Newsletter - June 2017
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From the CEO

Thanks to the hard work of the NYSCAA and NYSWDA staff and support from Community Action staff throughout New York who helped with planning the June 2017 Professional Development Conference, this event was once again a great success... we at NYSCAA are busy with the work of planning for the Region II Regional Performance and Innovation Conference scheduled for September 18 and 19...

NYSCAA & NYSWDA's June 2017 Professional Development Conference

Over 200 participants attended including staff from 39 of New York State’s Community Action Agencies!  Keynote speaker Brian Southwell discussed the link between social science research and Community Action.  There were 15 workshops offered on Community Action topics including ROMA Next Generation, Partnerships, Bridges Out of Poverty, Communications Across Barriers, Using Community Needs Assessment Data and more...

NYSWDA also held nine workshops on various weatherization topics.  NYSCAA and NYSWDA each honored award winners during the Annual Dinner...

Other Items
  • Reminder: CSBG Public Hearing (July 18)
  • Reminder: DOS & NASCSP Webinar on changes to 2018 Work Plan to address ROMA and Annual Reporing for FFY 2018 (June 30)
  • NYSCAA is Hiring a Human Services Training Specialist
  • National Development & Research Institute is pleased to invite participants to Giving Men a Voice, a study of gay and bisexual men and their service providers in the NYC area...
Updates at Our Agencies!

Albany Community Action Partnership will be hosting a job fair...[and] is looking to hire Teacher Assistants and Teachers who are passionate about working with Infants, Toddlers, and Pre-Preschoolers ages six weeks to five years old.

Cattaraugus Community Action, Inc. is hosting a free event for kids age two - eleven

JCEO – Congratulations to Megan Tedford for being featured in the “20 under 40” edition of Strictly Business, a local magazine published by the Northeast Group....

Community Action Partnership for Madison County is kicking off their summer reading challenge...

St. Lawrence County Community Development Program is sponsoring the Tour de Potsdam 5k walk/run. It is the "kick-off" to the Potsdam Festival on July 13th.

Conferences/Training Events and Webinars

See newsletter for listing of upcoming events including NYSCAA conferences/training events/upcoming webinars, and national conferences


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