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September 4th Update – MCA

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MCA Update – September 4th
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Introducing Interim Director for GCCARD Stephanie Howard
We would like to introduce to you the newly appointed Interim Executive Director at GCCARD, Mrs. Stephanie Howard. Mrs. Howard brings with her more than twenty-two years experience as a Genesee County administrator and human resources professional.  She has worked as the Director of Equity and Diversity for Genesee County Government, Coordinator for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist and Human Resource Professional.

As a strong advocate for those who are poor and disadvantaged, Mrs. Howard works diligently to confront poverty. She believes that by providing a “helping hand and open door” for those in need, GCCARD can assist individuals in escaping poverty and improving their lives...

MCA Virtual Summer Conference “Rewind”
MCA’s Virtual Summer Conference live sessions are over, but the training, learning and inspiration of the 15 hours of expert presentations, resources, and practical guidance can still be yours.  The MCA Virtual Summer Conference Rewind is the complete set of session recordings and presenter handouts and slide decks...The Rewind is available until July of 2022.  You can purchase access to all of that content in the Rewind for $99.

Additional item
Guidance on Employee Payroll Tax Deferrals, CAPLAW

Upcoming Grants

School Supply Initiative, Mutual of America
Our school supply initiative can equip you and your students for Head Start teaching and learning...we’ve launched a special initiative, exclusively for Community Action Agencies, to help their Head Start programs get the supplies they need. Put together your wish list, and let’s see what we can make happen for you and your students. There’s absolutely no cost and no obligation...


MCA Leadership Development Institute
LDI is a comprehensive training that prepares managers and key CAA staff to expand their skills in management, communications, human resources, strategic planning, advocacy, and leadership. The training program also includes Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) and the history of Community Action...

Michigan CCAP Study Group
See flyer for information

Other items

  • NEW Updates to the Uniform Guidance, Wipfli, Sept. 21
    MCA providing members with free registration ($190 value) for the first 30 people to sign up
  • Bridges Out of Poverty (online training), MCA, Sept. 23 & 24
    This training will be two three-hour sessions. Bridges Out of Poverty offers a new way to view the issue of poverty through the Triple Lens approach: 1) Individual, 2) Community, and 3) Structural/Policy...

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