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December 2018 Newsletter – Missouri Community Action Network

Missouri Community Action Network

Missouri CAN Network Connection – December 2018
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Advocacy - A voice for low-income Missourians

Standing Up for the Community Reinvestment Act
Regulations under the CRA are currently being considered for reform.  To ensure the CRA remains a vital component of helping low- to moderate-income folks move toward self-sufficiency, members of our Network were encouraged to post comments about potential changes to the CRA.  With guidance from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, Missouri CAN also submitted a formal letter of comments on behalf of Missouri’s Community Action Agencies.
Federal Farm Bill Update
According to a few critical sources, the Farm Bill conference committee has reached an agreement on the provisions of the Farm Bill--and, they reportedly do not include the harmful work tracking requirements of the House version of the bill – see The Washington Post article.  Assuming the House and Senate agree to the conference committee version of the legislation, this is great news for our Network and for low-income Missourians!Annual Legislative Relationship Survey
Later this month, Missouri CAN will release its annual legislative relationship survey, which helps our office determine what relationships exist with Missouri state legislators within our statewide Network...

NETWORK CAPACITY – Helping you help others

UPCOMING TRAINING - Design 101: Principles of Design
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to identify 8 basic principles of design, apply principles of design to upcoming communications projects, and critique personal work for effective design communication…

Missouri CAN CAPACITY – Helping us help you

Featured Items (see newsletter for details)

  • Andrea Davis is Missouri CAN’s new Training Manager
  • Upcoming Events
  • Agency Visits


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