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May/June/July 2019 Newsletter – Community Action Partnership of Oregon

Community Action Partnership of Oregon

CAPO Newsletter – May/June/July 2019
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I'm Home Conference Comes to Portland in November

The I'M HOME Conference is celebrating its 15th anniversary this November in Portland. The annual conference brings together a range of stakeholders interested in applying manufactured housing solutions to affordable housing challenges….

Sold-Out Iron Chef Competition Raises Funds for ORCCA

On April 26, over 300 people came to The Mill Casino to enjoy a friendly cooking competition between three local chefs competing to see who would win this year's Oregon Coast Community Action's coveted Iron Chef award…

SSVF Leverages Partnerships to Assist Local Veteran

CAPO's Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) in Klamath Falls serves the local homeless veteran population in Klamath and Lake Counties with an all-encompassing hometown approach, using the Rapid Resolution Program method and the support of a variety of community partners.

This strong support yields success. Mr. Arthur*, a veteran experiencing homelessness, was having ongoing medical and financial issues – read the full story.

National Alliance to End Homelessness Releases State of Homelessness 2019 Report

National Alliance to End Homelessness recently released its 2019 State of Homelessness report. Oregon's data shows some of the highest counts and rates of homelessness in the nation.  The web-based report is available on NAEH's website and features interactive maps and data visualizations. They have added new features this year, including more information on the racial and ethnic dynamics of homelessness, data on available bed capacities, and geographic highlights of regions experiencing the highest percentages of people experiencing homelessness, including Oregon.

Additional Items

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  • Rural Oregon Continuum of Care Holds Annual Meeting
  • Census 2020, Community Action Partnership
  • CAPO Calendar
  • Grant Info
  • Job Openings
  • Training Opportunities


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