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September 2020 Newsletter – Missouri CAN

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Missouri CAN Network Connection – September 2020
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Letter from Missouri CAN Executive Director

Letter from Missouri CAN’s executive director with reflections on coping with the stress of the pandemic.  Recommended article: How Mindfulness Can Help During COVID-19.

NETWORK CAPACITY – Helping you help others

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ADVOCACY – A voice for low-income Missourians

U.S. Census Count Cut Short
The U.S. Census Bureau is ending all counting efforts for the 2020 census on September 30, a month sooner than previously announced…NPR reports that approximately four of 10 households nationwide have still not participated in the constitutionally mandated count of every person living in the U.S., and self-response rates are even lower in many communities.   Check out Missouri’s census response rate here – see newsletter for list of list of things agencies can do to promote increased participation in the 2020 Census.

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  • Weatherization Day Kickoff, Sept. 9 webinar from CAP, NASCSP, NCAF
  • Missouri CSBG State Plan Amendment - Comments submitted by Missouri CAN and several MO CAA's
Missouri CAN CAPACITY – Helping us help you

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