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September 2018 Newsletter – Georgia Community Action Association

Georgia Community Action Association


September 2018 newsletter

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National Wellness Month

All during September, National Wellness Month focuses on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines. Create wholesome habits in your lifestyle all month long and see how much better you feel!

Research has shown self-care helps manage stress and promotes happiness...Pledge to make YOUR self-care a priority.

Energy Costs are a Higher Burden on the Rural Poor

LOW-INCOME FAMILIES living in rural areas pay more of their monthly incomes to energy costs than families in other parts of the country, a burden on households and communities that could often be mitigated by making energy-efficiency improvements.

The percentage of monthly income that low-income rural residents spend on energy - called their energy burden - is three times as high as the national average, according to a new report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the Energy Efficiency for All coalition...

GCAA 48th Annual Conference

The 48th Annual GCAA Training Conference was a success! With over 280 attendees, 4 keynote speakers, and a array of wonderful workshops,everyone left with a positive experience and some great information.  The conference kicked off with a morning of amazing Pre-con workshops covering topics on Leadership Development and Easy Trak Training. The GCAA Board Meeting was then held and included an election of new officers...

CSBG Corner

The Georgia Dept of Family and Children Services is still considering other discretionary applications that were submitted for funding.

Program Title: WE SHOW-UP Clayton
Clayton County Community Services Authority Inc. has partnered with WE SHOW UP (Workforce and Development Set Hiring Opportunities With Unlimited Potential) to implement a pilot workforce training program designed to prepare and place participants in infrastructure jobs within the entertainment industry...

Program Title: The Single Parent Society
Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority (FACAA) has designed a special program to support single parents with planning steps to emerge from poverty to self-reliance...

Program Title: Employment Training Services
Enrichment Services Program Inc, (ESP) will offer additional scholarship opportunities that will help individuals obtain the necessary educational skills to gain employment in a career field matching client career interest...

Upcoming Conferences

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