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October 2017 Newsletter – Connecticut Association for Community Action

Connecticut Association for Community Action


CAFCA Connections – October 20, 2017
See newsletter for full article on each of these stories

2017 Southern New England Community Action Conference Held

The 2017 Southern New England Conference, Achieving Excellence in Challenging Times, was held October 2-3...Nearly 150 Community Action leaders, staff, and board members from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and the northern New England states attended...

The event featured keynote speakers David Bradley, Executive Director of the National Community Action Foundation; Alex Kotlowitz, award-winning journalist and best-selling author; and, Dr. Lenette Azzi-Lessing, Wheelock College School of Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy – see newsletter for information about the important work of the keynote speakers.

Community Action Highlights

Check It Out – Items of Interest

Community Events

  • TVCCA’s RSVP Veterans Coffeehouse hosts Speakers, October 25

National Events

See newsletter for listing


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