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April 2020 Newsletter – OACAA

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies
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OACAA Briefing – April 2020

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Association Updates & Resources

OACAA Video: Community Action: In This Together
Ohio's Community Action Agencies have responded quickly to COVID-19 and continue providing essential services to Ohioans – view the video.

Resources for Community Action COVID-19 Response
OACAA has been working to help our members during this unprecedented time. That work includes representing the network on Governor DeWine's Philanthropy Strike Force, weekly district meetings, outreach efforts, and much, much more.

Two recent reports have been developed:

Census 2020 Update
Self-reporting has been extended to October 31, 2020. Households who have not yet completed the Census should still be encouraged to do so because it is easy, safe, and important!

Governor DeWine has challenged Ohioans to have a greater response rate than Michigan in a friendly competition.

Other featured items

  • T&TA survey being conducted by OACAA to update its 2020 training plan based on the new needs of the Community Action Network as a result of the pandemic
  • OACAA’s Family Development Specialist recertification now being offered electronically
  • Job opportunities
  • Finance Fund grant period opens soon for projects in Ohio
Network News & Successes

Latest OACAA Blog: Community Action responds to special requests during pandemic
Community Action continues to help communities during the coronavirus pandemic. As new situations occur, agencies are quickly adapting to meet the needs of customers.  One way that has been especially impactful at Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M) is the well-being calls staff are making to let customers know about new services – read more.

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