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2019 Training Conference – Iowa Community Action Association

Iowa Community Action Association

July 17-18 in West Des Moines, IA


Conference Schedule

Conference web page

Food Drive Contest

Speakers and Awards Ceremony

Opening Keynote Address
Looking Forward: Equity, Growth, and Community in a Changing America
Dr. Manuel Pastor, Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California

Breakfast Plenary
State of the Association
Lana Shope, Iowa Community Action Association

National Partner Updates
Courtney Kohler, Community Action Partnership

Celebratory Luncheon
Presentation
Sound the Rallying Cry! Teach Your Team and Board to Tell Your Story in a Compelling, Persuasive Way
Dale Bentlage, Chief Strategist and Principal, Juicebox

Awards Ceremony
Recognition of Network Leaders: CCAPs, ELITE & ROMA Professionals – Friend of Community Action Award – State Partnership Award – Robert F. Tyson Memorial Award

Workshops

There will be five workshop sessions – see conference schedule (pp. 6-11) for speakers and content of each session

Wednesday, July 17

  • Infrared & Weatherization Building Clinic - In-the-Field Training
  • Advocacy Starts with Us
  • What Now? How to Navigate Through Unexpected Employment Issues
  • Census 2020: Why it Matters and What You Can Do to Help Get Out the Count, Part 1 of 2
  • Becoming a STAR Community: Using a Collaborative Approach to Assess Family Stability
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  • Crucial Conscious Conversations: Taking Care of You While Taking Care of Business, Part 1 of 2
  • Board Basics: Understanding Financial Responsibility
  • Census 2020: Why it Matters and What You Can Do to Help Get Out the Count, Part 2 of 2
  • New(ish) to Community Action
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  • Ubuntu and Organizational Leadership
  • Community Action & Coordinated Entry: Building Partnerships for the Common Good
  • What the ? Is a Caucus?
  • Crucial Conscious Conversations: Taking Care of You While Taking Care of Business, Part 2 of 2

Thursday, July 18

  • Leadership Sustainability & Executive Transition Management
  • Comprehensive Onboarding for New Staff
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Destination: A Customer-Focused Culture
  • Infrared & Weatherization Building Clinic/Class, Part 1 of 2
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  • Signs of the Times: Substance Abuse in the Workplace
  • Engaging the Community to Support Community-Level Work
  • Situational Leadership
  • Providing Essential Services Using a Trauma-Informed Lens
  • Infrared & Weatherization Building Clinic/Class, Part 2 of 2

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