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January 2018 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

Indiana Community Action Association

IN-CAA Newsletter – January 2018


Institute Releases 2018 Policy Agenda
Right the Ship for Underwater Hoosiers – While the national recovery has finally resulted in a rising tide in Indiana, one in three Hoosiers is left anchored underwater economically, swamped by basic costs that are drowning out incremental gains.  The Indiana Institute for Working Families' 2018 policy agenda targets those left out of the recovery and lays out achievable steps to remove the anchors keeping families underwater, ensure there are enough life preservers for those who need them, and provide a propeller to steer Indiana toward economic security and broad prosperity in its third century – read full article.

Pace's Health Insurance Navigator Program gets an expansion and a new supervisor
Pace is excited to announce the expansion of its Health Insurance Navigator Program, along with a new supervisor.  In partnership with Covering Kids & Families of Indiana, the Health Insurance Navigator Program utilizes certified navigators to help individuals secure health care coverage and avoid tax penalties – read full article.

IN-CAA honors its dedicated leaders
IN-CAA honors Edgar Tipton before his retirement – Cyndi Davis, president of the Indiana Community Action Association (IN-CAA), presents a token of appreciation to Edgar Tipton for his nearly 20 years of service with Community Action of Greater Indianapolis. The presentation was made upon Mr. Tipton’s retirement.

IN-CAA honors Cyndi Davis for her service to the IN-CAA board – Tammy Cunningham, the incoming president of the Indiana Community Action Association (IN-CAA), presented a token of appreciation to Cyndi Davis in recognition of her four years as the president of the IN–CAA board of directors.

CAPWI associate earns first ROMA Implementer certification in state
Community Action Program, Inc. of Indiana (CAPWI) is proud to announce Kathy Walker, communications director and program director for CAPWI, is Indiana’s first nationally certified Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) Implementer. Kathy was awarded her ROMA Implementer (NCRI) credential in December 2017 after satisfactorily completing all four phases of the course, an opportunity made available through an IN-CAA Community Services Block Grant that was funded by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) – read full article.

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