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September 2020 Newsletter – NCCAA

North Carolina Community Action Association

NC Empowered – September 2020
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CARES Act Frequently Asked Questions

The NC Community Action network of agencies recently received $26 million of funding through the CARES Act.  Have questions about the supplemental CARES Act funds the network received?  This frequently asked questions can help answer those questions for yourself and clients.

NCCAA Job Openings

We are hiring immediately for two positions: Communications Director and Community Impact Manager.  Applications are due no later than September 4th by 4 pm.  Please email your resume and brief cover letter to annette.bryant@nccaa.net.

Case Management and Head Start Family Engagement Certifications

NCCAA's Head Start Family Engagement certification starts September 21 and the Case Management certification starts October 12.

Agency News, Publications and Features

Social Determinants of Health*: Making Every Home a Little Safer
*Social determinants of health is a new buzz word within social services. Social determinants represent factors of our physical, emotional and social environment that have key impacts on our health. In fact, 80% of our health outcomes are determined by where we live, work and play…

This month's feature is Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, which is one of our agencies that provides weatherization and home safety updates to North Carolinians. This work helps create safer homes, which can help reduce medical bills, accidents and safety risks…

NCCAA Shout Outs

Amber Moore, Program Coordinator, WAMY  Housing & Energy Department

Marionna Poke-Stewart welcomed as new Director for NC Office of Economic Opportunity

Ginell Rogers from NEED, Inc and Susan Salzman from Gaston Community Action have passed the Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP) exam.

NCCAA Events & Mark Your Calendar

NCCAA Annual Conference: 20/20 Vison, Virtual October 28-30

See newsletter for additional upcoming events under each of these sections

Funding Opportunities


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