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December 2017 Newsletter – New York State Community Action Association

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NYSCAA newsletter - December 2017
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From the CEO

See newsletter for year-end message from Karla Digirolamo

Staff Highlights

This December, our new Training Specialist Lauren Ford had the opportunity to travel to Nashville, Tennessee to attend Phase II of the National Peer to Peer ROMA Training Project, another step in the ROMA certification process...

Register today for the 2018 Poverty Symposium!

2018 is just around the corner and with it, the 12th annual Symposium on Poverty and Economic Security!  Attendees will hear medical professionals, low income people, our community partners, and Community Action Agencies, discuss the challenges and successes in improving access to affordable, high quality health and dental health services...

You will also have the opportunity to hear from journalist and author Mary Otto, and if you are one of the first 100 registrants you will receive a copy of her acclaimed book: Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America.

The Community Action Partnership Invites You to Join the Learning Community!

Applications for The Learning Community are due January 12th, 2018 – see newsletter for details.

Other Items

  • NYSCAA IT Webinars Back for 2018!
  • NYSCAA Job Board

Highlights at our Agencies

Chautauqua Opportunities to Welcome New Executive Director, Franklin Monjarrez

Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope, Film Screening & Community Café, ProAction of Steuben and Yates

Save the Date: February 11, Retirement Celebration for James H. Norman, President and CEO of Action for a Better Community, Inc.

Eastchester Community Action Partnership Presents: 33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, January 15

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