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2018 Annual Summer Conference – OACAA

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

2018 Annual Summer Conference

July 25-27 in Dayton, OH

Conference web page

Plenary Sessions and Featured Speakers

Plenary Sessions

  • Ohio Office of Community Assistance
  • Denise Harlow, National Community Action Partnership
  • Why Oral Health?
  • Best Practices for Serving Customers through Joint HEAP/PIPP and Utility EE Programs Panel
  • The Line

Featured Speakers

  • Maurice Jones, President and CEO,-Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
  • Jan McInnis
  • David Bradley, Legislative Update


This year's conference will feature 14 workshops under five educational tracks.


  • Understanding Systematic and Trauma-Based Barriers to Engagement
  • Working with Substance Using Families
  • Historical Films on Poverty with Discussion Group


  • Connections Between Income, Health and Self-Sufficient Employment
  • Rethinking data – for your funders, your stakeholders, and yourself
  • Policy Matters TBA


  • Ohio Landlord/Tenant Act
  • Build Your Housing Effort on Solid Foundations: Maximizing Resources with Home Rehab
  • Housing Counseling—Helping Clients Become Successful Homeowners


  • Energy Assistance Customer Portal
  • Roundtable: Weatherization Deferments
  • Innovative Energy Ideas


  • Agency-Wide Budgeting and Financial Dashboards (2-part session)
  • The 2018 SC Fiscal/HR roundtable


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