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October 2020 Newsletter – OACAA

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

OACAA Briefing – October 2020

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Association Updates & Resources

CARES Act funding for rent, mortgages, water & sewer
Ohio's Community Action Network is pleased to provide assistance to low-income Ohioans impacted by COVID-19.  Residents at or below 200% FPL who are past due on rent, mortgage, water, and sewer payments may be eligible to receive assistance to keep them safely in their homes beginning November 2, 2020 – read more.

2020 Exemplary Program Awards Nominations
Ohio University is accepting nominations for the 2020 Exemplary Program Awards now through December 1, 2020.  An Exemplary Program is a designation awarded to programs operated within Ohio’s Community Action Network that have been expertly evaluated and determined to be innovative and creative anti-poverty programs and initiatives – learn more about OACAA’s Exemplary Program Awards.

Upcoming Events
  • Family Development Certification
  • Poverty: Working Moms – Training event featuring Stephanie Land, author of Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive
  • OACAA Virtual Winter Legislative Conference, Jan. 25-29
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