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2019 Conference – NNECAP

2019 Northern New England Community Action Conference

May 14-17 at the Sunday River Resort in Maine

Conference Web Page


Keynote Speakers

Special Events

  • Networking Luncheon (May 14)
  • Leadership Reception – CEOs & EDs (May 14)
  • Awards Banquet (May 17)
  • Agency Basket Drawings (May 18)


There will be six sets of workshop sessions – see conference schedule for a description of each workshop – speaker bios.
Wednesday, May 15
  • Human Trafficking: Context and Perspectives of Three NE States’ Response Options & Preventions
  • Financial Foundations
  • Arts and Health: Promoting Empathy and Self-Advocacy Through Sound and Color
  • State’s Implementation Experiences (2nd Gen)
  • Response to Workplace Violence & Armed Intruder (Part 1)
  • The Federal Perspective and Future Innovation Weatherization Work Around the Country
  • Staff Roles in the Implementation Process (2nd Gen)
  • Rebuilding of Confidence, Freedom and Trust through Adventure Based Experience
  • Local Innovation – Expanding Weatherization’s Impact in Maine and Vermont
  • Response to Workplace Violence & Armed Intruder (Part 2)
  • Gen Silent – The Lives of Six LGBT Seniors
  • What Do You Do With All the DATA? (2nd Gen)

Thursday, May 16

  • Prescription Drug Misuse/Abuse
  • Leadership & Followship Styles
  • Increasing Your Oversight with an Internal Audit
  • From #MeToo to #NotHere: Creating a Harassment-Free Workplace
  • What is Community Action and Why Does it Matter More Now Than Ever?
  • How to Say No, So That People are Thrilled
  • Fraud: What’s New and What to Do About It
  • Lobbying and Political Activity: Playing by the Rules
  • Current Trends in Poverty and How CAA’s Are and Could Be Responding to Them
  • Common Supervisor Pitfalls/Employment Law
  • Life Skills – Connecting Clients to the Community
  • Tax Reform Changes and the Potential Impact on Your Organization

Maine Community Action Association

New Hampshire Community Action Association

Vermont Community Action Partnership

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