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May 2020 Newsletter – IACAA

Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies

IACAA News – May 2020
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CAPLAW Guidance on Re-opening

CAPLAW has developed the Building Readiness: Reopening Our Doors Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) resource in an attempt to anticipate and address many of the questions on the forefront of CAAs' planning efforts.

Exploring Equity Together: An Urgent Conversation

IACAA May 29th webinar held to share experiences to learn and grow the network’s collective ability to promote equity.

See IACAA’s YouTube Channel to view webinar recordings as they’re added

New eCourse for Community Action Fiscal Staff

This past year, the Partnership Center of Excellence collaborated with Wipfli to create fiscal training videos for Community Action staff. The series of videos and some associated resources have now been formatted into an eCourse in Community Action Academy.

This eCourse is especially beneficial for fiscal staff new to Community Action, but experienced fiscal staff have found them helpful as well through pilots and feedback. The topics range from fund accounting to cost allocation, regulations, internal controls, and budgets.

Create a free account for the Community Action Academy to access the eCourse.

ROMA - Needs Assessments: Questions and Assumptions

June 3rd webinar – This session will consider the Community Needs Assessment. Assessments are only as good as the questions asked and the assumptions made - we will walk through the construct of a good question and consider assumptions as we try to determine community needs.


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