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April 2020 Newsletter – IN-CAA

Indiana Community Action Association

IN-CAA Newsletter – April 2020


The need for legal aid is rising during the pandemic
The COVID-19 crisis promises to cause an increase in low-income Hoosiers' need for legal services. And the legal aid system was already failing our clients. Learn the sobering facts—and what you can do to help – read the article.  One of the items included is the Indiana Institute for Working Families blog: COVID-19's Impact on Access to Justice.

Community Impact

TRI-CAP received $10,000 to support families in Dubois County affected by COVID-19
The grant was one of more than a dozen issued by the Dubois County Community Foundation. Learn how TRI-CAP will be allocating the funds – read the article.

Brightpoint Development Fund offers COVID-19 Express Loan for businesses
Small businesses have been hit especially hard during the global pandemic. Read about how Brightpoint is helping businesses in northeast Indiana find financial relief – read the article.

Hoosier Uplands adapts to new challenges in real time
Find out how this agency's Head Start program is continuing to serve its children, staff is supporting the county health department, and more. (Need a feel-good moment? There is an uplifting video linked in the photo caption inside.) – read the article.

Spotlight on Professionals

Access professional development offerings virtually
Manage to change the world in just six days, or choose from a variety of other opportunities during the upcoming webinar series from INCAA and the Indiana Training Institute – read the article.

Humor helps Pace team tackle the times
Pace's Head Start family specialists have been showing up in Zoom calls in some unusual attire. Learn what they're up to, and how it came to be. (Bonus: Be inspired to add humor to your game!) – read the article.


Pace hosts silent auction May 15
Mark your calendar and plan to participate! This is a fun and easy way to support a fellow agency's fundraising event. The golf outing has been canceled, but the silent auction goes on! – read the article.


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