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June 2019 Newsletter – Michigan Community Action

Michigan Community Action

MCA Catalyst – June 2019
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Putting the Promise into Action

MCA/BCAEO Joint Annual Summer Conference
July 22-25 in Boyne Falls, MI
70 breakout sessions are being offered along 10 major subject matter tracks

Op-Ed by Kate White, MCA Executive Director

Boosting the EITC Can Help Fill Workforce Gap
Grand Rapids Business Journal – As Michigan employers continue to struggle to find qualified workers in a tight labor market, lawmakers in Lansing have the power to provide at least partial relief.  An increase to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which has historically enjoyed bipartisan support, would boost the labor force by helping thousands of Michigan families obtain employment and achieve self-sufficiency…

Network News!
  • CAAC Completes Dual Affordable Housing/Job Training Project
  • Wayne Metro Gets Congressional Shout Out
  • MCA Will Promote “Complete Count” with New Grant
  • Kate White to be Honored by Elder Law of Michigan
  • Members Discuss MEAP with Anne Cusack of MPSC
  • MCA Hopes to Broaden Impact of Community Action Awards
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  • FlexPath: Capella Offers a Revolutionary Way to Earn a Degree

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