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August 2018 Newsletter – Region II RPIC

Region II Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia

Region II RPIC Newsletter – August 2018
New York * New Jersey * Puerto Rico * U.S Virgin Islands

See newsletter for the full article on each of these stories

NYSCAA Welcomes New CEO Jackie Orr

I am thrilled to be back at NYSCAA as the Chief Executive Officer and happy to be once again with the Region II RPIC and working with the other Community Action Associations in the region.

I was able to meet up with colleagues from the NJ Association and the NJ CSBG State Office at the RPIC Region II & III Convening held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania earlier this month. It was a valuable experience learning about the collaboration and initiatives between state offices and state associations…

RPIC Regions II & III Convene in Harrisburg, PA

Key stakeholders in Region II and III met for two days to identify effective regional strategies which states have developed to coordinate training and technical assistance resources among the community action networks…

New York and New Jersey identified potential collaboration around ROMA Next Generation Data Collection and Analysis and Leadership.  Specifically, New York and New Jersey will work to start ROMA Task-Force/Workgroups to focus on peer sharing among ROMA trainers and implementers; to identify uniform ways to report on the National Performance Indicators (NPIs); to cultivate regional approaches and partnerships with Head Start and Weatherization; and identify data collection and analysis that will help to drive strategic planning, program evaluation, and service delivery…

NASCSP: CSBG Annual Report...Ready, Set, Go!

As a member of the National DATA Task Force (TF), CAP-NJ recently spent some time at an in person meeting that covered four main agenda items – see newsletter for details.

We finished up our summer ROMA series in Newark hosted by the United Community Corp. and surrounded by ROMA trainers and several CSBG funded agencies along with NJ DCA…

CAP-NJ Training Activities and Conference
CAP-NJ will be delivering a full day conference to our CSBG network in September, focused on RISK: Reassess, Impact, Sharing Knowledge. There will be break out sessions that include topics that focus on evidenced-based programs and promising practices, cyber security, and reducing physical safety risks for field and office staff.

Regional/National Events

RPIC Region II Finance, Human Resources & Leadership Conference
September 27-28 in Binghamton, NY

NASCSP Annual Training Conference
September 17-21 in Bellevue, WA


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