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April 2019 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

Indiana Community Action Association

IN-CAA Newsletter – April 2019


Community Action Agency executive directors help put nail in SB 613 coffin
The day of the final House vote on SB 613, Indiana Institute for Working Families staff took one last run at state representatives as they came into session, handing out paper copies of a letter from all 22 CAA executive directors that asked them to vote NO on the bill.  SB 613 would have expanded payday and subprime lending in our state.

Read key points from the letter and learn more about the victory

Community Impact

Six words altered my life
Justin Ackeret says his heart broke when he saw his wife with tears in her eyes, knowing he couldn't provide her and their children the life they deserved.  He turned to Community Action.  Twelve years later, he's working for IN-CAA.

Learn more about his journey toward success.


Pace promotes self-assessment process
Pace Community Action Agency's Head Start and Early Head Start programs recently hosted community self-assessment meetings – read the story.

CAPE Family Fun Day provided a joyful experience for community members and CAPE staff
Community Action Program of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Inc., held the event on April 12. More than 500 people attended the event.

Learn more about the event and see photos of both kids and staff having a great time while building community


Community Development Block Grants now open for applications
Applications are being accepted for Main Street Revitalization, Public Facilities, Stormwater Improvements and Wastewater/Drinking Water programs – learn more.


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