A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action

1st Virtual CAP Conference – CAP Utah & Region VIII CAP

Community Action Partnership of Utah

& Region VIII Community Action Partnership

1st Virtual CAP Conference

Serving Our Communities in Uncertain Times

June 24th & 25th

Conference web page

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Participation is welcome from other regions
Please register for this free event no later than Friday, June 19th

Conference Overview

Join us on June 24th & 25th for a free two-day virtual conference sponsored by CAP Utah and Region 8 Community Action Partnership!  Hear speakers from national partners such as CAPLAW, NCAF, and NASCSP as well as local partners Utahns Against Hunger, Utah 211, USU Extension, and more.  2020 Community Action Awards will also be presented during the conference.

Keynote Speaker
Community Action: Our Moment, David Bradley, NCAF

Conference Sessions

See conference web page for the full agenda and speakers with each session

Day 1, June 24th
Tracks: Case Management, Organizational Standards & Performance, Community Resources & Innovations
  • Becoming a Trauma Informed Agency
  • Board Roles and Responsibilities: Training & Orientation Tool for Public CAAs
  • Why SNAP Matters
  • Coordinated Entry
  • Board Roles and Responsibilities: Training & Orientation Tool for Nonprofit CAAs
  • 101 of Utah 211
  • 2 Gen Approach
  • Risk Management in a Very Risky World
  • The Census and Civic Engagement: A Broader Context
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Rapid ROMA
  • Rural Online Initiative

Day 2, June 25th
Tracks: Weatherization, CSBG, Technology

  • CSBG Annual Report: Lessons Learned
  • Considerations for Agencies when Working with Clients Remotely - Melanie Lockwood Herman, Nonprofit Risk Management Center
  • Weatherization: The National Perspective
  • CARES Act CSBG Supplemental Overview
  • HCCT - Aaron Wicks, National Community Action Partnership
  • Weatherization: Innovation and Best Practices
  • Region 8 Moodle
  • Cyber Security 101
2020 Community Action Awards

Award recipients will be honored for Excellence in Community Action under five categories: Individuals Working for Community Action AgenciesPartner of the Year (Organization/Individual) – Volunteer of the YearPublic Official of the Year (local, state or national) – Emerging Leader Award.

See the Awards Nomination Form for information on each award.  Awards are not limited to one per category if there is more than one outstanding nomination in a category.


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