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August 2017 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

Indiana Community Action Association

sIN-CAA Newsletter – August 2017


New resource now available to help adult students
Indiana to provide free community college certificate programs for in-demand fields

Governor Eric Holcomb recently signed into law Senate Bill 198, which provides free community college to students seeking a certificate in a "high-value" field.  This legislation, called the Workforce Ready Grant, will provide last-dollar tuition assistance to all students enrolled in a certificate program leading to a high-value field, regardless of financial need – read full article.

NWICA president and CEO awarded Sagamore of the Wabash
Gary Olund, the president and CEO of Northwest Indiana Community Action (NWICA), was presented with the Sagamore of the Wabash award by Indiana State Senators Mike Bohacek and Rick Niemeyer at NWICA's July 25 annual meeting – read full article.

CAPWI's associate executive director retires after 40 years of distinguished service
Bob Taylor, the associate executive director and associate director of Employment and Training for the Community Action Program, Inc. of Western Indiana (CAPWI), is retiring after more than 40 years of service to CAPWI's Employment and Training programs – read full article.

IN-CAA names new network training manager for Indiana Training Institute
The Indiana Community Action Association (IN-CAA) has named Amy Carter, MSW, MPA, as the new network training manager for its Indiana Training Institute (ITI) – read full article.


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