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November/December 2019 Newsletter – CalCAPA

California Community Action Partnership Association

sCalCAPA newsletter - November/December 2019
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CalCAPA Training & Technical Assistance

CalCAPA T/TA Year in Review
CalCAPA T/TA had an exciting year full of new product development and taking on challenges in new areas.  Read about all of CalCAPA’s advances in 2019.

T/TA 2020
CalCAPA is ramping up for another successful year of T/TA with new opportunities for the Community Action Network – CalCAPA T/TA 2020.

CSD Updates

CalCAPA is excited to announce the newest addition to our team: Jonathan Yang, our Events and Marketing Manager.

Congratulations Chandre Alexandre of Community Action Marin for winning a 2019 Latino Business Leadership Award!

Susy Lopez-Garcia has been appointed as the new ED of Community Action of Ventura County. Congratulations Susy and thank you Cynder for your many years of wonderful leadership.

The Education, Legislative, and Advocacy Committee (ELAC) has been working diligently to create an advocacy plan for 2020. Learn more and submit your thoughts here.

The Get Connected! Grant funded by CETF is underway!  CalCAPA will be hosting a free training on the grant on December 3rd.

Legislative Day 2020 is right around the corner!  Be prepared to meet legislators to discuss the issues that matter most to your community. This one-day event will take place in Sacramento in Spring 2020.

A California Pilot Program aims to provide housing for vulnerable homeless people and save taxpayers money.

The State-by-State Financial Well-being Report is now available.  The report highlights important patterns found in the distribution of financial well-being by state and age.

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food package was revised to improve nutrition and reduce obesity and has been associated with improvements in maternal and infant health.

Assembly Bill 1482, signed by the Governor in October, enacts a state-wide rent cap to go into place in January 2020.

Upcoming Events

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