Community Action Partnership of Oregon
CAPO Newsletter – January/February 2019
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Operation Tiny Home, a national nonprofit, is funding two of four tiny houses in partnership with Southern Oregon nonprofit Valiant Seed. The United Community Action Network is funding two more tiny houses slated for the lot through private donations and grants. UCAN will manage the four tiny houses once they are constructed. The planned tiny house community in Roseburg is the first of its kind in the area – read full article from The News Review.
We’re continuing our discussion surrounding the six “provocative questions” we posed in our 2016 symposium. Recently we’ve been focusing on an intriguing idea many of us have faced in our work with the community: Is it more important to get fewer people out of poverty than to provide a minimum amount of service to many? Follow our Facebook page for informative links, resources, and discussion.
CAPO and NASCSP proudly present “Fiscal Fitness”
April 11 in Portland, OR
Get the latest information and insights on Community Action Agency cost allocation, procurement, budgeting and Office of Management and Budget updates from popular trainer and CPA Kevin Myren.
A new study by the Center for American Progress found that families in rural areas, as well as Hispanic and Latino families, are disproportionately likely to reside in "child care deserts." 60% of Oregonians live in a child care desert. This lack of affordable child care may be depressing the labor force participation rate among parents in such neighborhoods.
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- Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency Warming Centers
- 2019 Trainings Hosted by CAPO: Trauma Informed Services (May 30) and Best Practices and Integrated Service Models in Homeless Services (June 18)
- Everyone is Welcome in My Neighborhood – 21st Annual Fair Housing Poster Contest, Fair Housing Council of Oregon
- ACCESS and Community Partners Join Forces with Local Law Enforcement to Address Homelessness
- CAPO Calendar
- Grant Info
- Job Openings
- Training Opportunities