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November 2020 Newsletter – NCCAA

North Carolina Community Action Association
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NC Empowered – November 2020
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2020 NCCAA Annual Conference Reflections

Remember when being a social justice warrior was a good thing?
Reflections on Sargent Shriver who led LBJ’s War on Poverty plus update from David Bradley on legislative focus on weatherization.

Case Management and Head Start Family Engagement Certifications

NCCAA’s Case Management certification starts October 12 and the next Head Start Family Engagement certification will begin in 2021.

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 Blue Ridge Community Action, 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…

Shout Outs to New NCCAA Team Members

Barry Saunders, Director of Communications

Elle Evans, Community Impact Manager, Social Determinants of Health

NCCAA Events & Mark Your Calendar

See newsletter for listing under each of these sections

Funding Opportunities

www.nccaa.net

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