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August 2020 Newsletter – SEACAA

Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies

Spotlight on Community Action – August 2020
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Featured Articles
SEACAA Annual Conference

2020 SEACAA Virtual Annual Conference
November 3rd – November 6th
Sponsorship, Exhibitor and Advertising Virtual Opportunities Available

Stay-at-Home Professional Learning Opportunities

SEACAA Web-Based Learning Platforms

Why You Should Use Social Media for Advocacy Work

The Modern Networking Tool by Mariah Handy, NCCAA Communications Fellow

SpeakUp SEACAA! – Regional Stories that Inform, Empower and Inspire

Two Kentucky CAAs are Asking: “What’s the Protocol?” by Catrena Bowman-Thomas, NKCAC Executive Director and Sharon Price, CAC Executive Director

What’s the Protocol Podcast co-hosted by Sharon Price and Catrena Bowman with Police Chief Scott Smith of Ludlow, KY; Alecia Webb-Edgington, Retired Major of Kentucky State Police; Police Chief Michael Spike Jones of Kenton County, KY; and Police Chief Lawrence Weathers of Lexington, KY to discuss the protocol for police and citizens and what can we do to effect change in our communities.

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“The 2020 Census will provide a snapshot of our nation.  It is the source of economic and political power, particularly for those who are on the margin or who are least likely to have power” –quote by Natasha J. Elliott, Executive Director, CPCA – 2020 Census Response RatesSpread the Word (social media graphics)

At Home: Wellness Resources for Living a Healthy Life during the Pandemic
Regional & National News

Featured items

In the Region

State updates – see newsletter for RPIC IV updates

MS – Nicole Claiborne is the new Executive Director of the Mississippi Association of Community Action Agenciesread more.

FL – Assisting The Poor During COVID-19 with Tim Center, CEO of the Capital Area Community Action Agency and FACA Board Treasurer

FL – FACA 40th Annual Training Virtual Conference, August 12th– August 13th

NC – NCCAA statewide public information and social media campaign in partnership with the NC Head Start Association – view Episode 1 on Community Action

TN – Homeless to regional director: Rakaya Humphreys can help Head Start families from experience article in the Jackson Sun

TN – Letter from SWHRA Executive Director, Mike Smith and A special THANK YOU to CMCCAA staff (Facebook post)

KY – Leveraging Partnerships in COVID-19 Response and Recovery
When the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic disruption swept across the nation, Community Action Kentucky immediately saw the value its network could bring to an innovative new statewide partnership…

SC – SCACAP Introduces Statewide Youth Leadership Virtual Academy, August 3 – August 13

COVID Response and Resources


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