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June 2020 Newsletter – Region II RPIC

Region II Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia

Region II RPIC newsletter – June 2020
New York * New Jersey * Puerto Rico * U.S Virgin Islands

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RPIC Region II News

CAPLAW Is Seeking Two New Board Members!
Deadline to apply is June 15 – See newsletter for the application, which includes a complete description of the position.  The CAPLAW Board strongly encourages applicants from federal Regions 2, 7, and 8.

Community Action Partnership of New Jersey

  • Data on the impact of COVID-19 in New Jersey including a chart of counties with highest number of cases.  Efforts are shared related to COVID-19 through the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation as highlighted in a video address involving the mayor of Bayonne and BEOF’s executive director.
  • NJ continues to focus on populations that are impacted disproportionately by COVID-19
June’s Poverty Myth

"Poverty does not have a lasting impact on children." – FALSE
FACT: Childhood poverty negatively impacts academic achievement, physical and mental well-belling – see newsletter for full article.

Read more about commonly misrepresented poverty myths.

Census 2020
National Partner Information
Additional Resources
National Professional Development Opportunities

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