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February 2019 Newsletter – Missouri Community Action Network

Missouri Community Action Network

Missouri CAN Network Connection – February 2019
See newsletter for the full story on each of these items

Greetings Community Action Network!

See newsletter for message from Missouri CAN’s executive director advancing high standards for the association

Advocacy - A voice for low-income Missourians

Developing Movement Makers: 2019 Network Advocacy Day
Missouri CAN’s 2019 Advocacy Day
March 26 at the Capitol Building in Jefferson City, MO
This year’s theme is Developing Movement Makers

Legislative Action Related to the Five Elements of Poverty
The 1st session of the 100th Missouri General Assembly began on January 9 and is in full swing.  See how Missouri CAN has already taken action on critical legislation related to Food and Nutrition, as well as Housing and Energy...

NETWORK CAPACITY – Helping you help others

Upcoming Training
Becoming a Movement Maker: How YOU Make Advocacy Work for Our Network
February 28 in Jefferson City, MO
For CAA staff who haven’t yet received formal advocacy training and who are interested in learning more about the fundamentals of advocacy within the Community Action movement

2019 Missouri CAN Annual Conference
May 21-23 in Kansas City, MO
Outstanding Community Service Award Nominations due March 31

Missouri CAN CAPACITY – Helping us help you

Featured Items (see newsletter for details)

  • Two new Missouri CAN staff members: Chad Courter, Information Systems Manager and Evan Melkersman, CAPS Project Manager
  • Upcoming Events
  • Agency Visits


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