New York State Community Action Association
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MYTH: Poverty is only located in cities.
FACT: High poverty rates have increased at a greater rate in American suburbs compared to American cities.
Read the Chicago Tribune article about this myth and other common myths associated with poverty.
Reconnect and Recharge: NYSCAA & NYSWDA's Virtual Annual Conference (Dec. 1, 3 & 8)
This year’s conference features over 35 speakers and more than 31 sessions. We are very pleased to welcome two highly regarded keynote speakers: Rev. Dr. Carla Cheatham, who will discuss Thriving Through Challenges: Resilience, Emotional Intelligence, and Post-Traumatic Growth and Dr. Nicol Turner Lee, who will present Digitally Invisible: How the U.S. is Addressing the Divide during COVID-19.
Westchester Community Opportunity Program celebrated its 55th Annual Gala fundraiser with a virtual event on November 5th...
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency is teaming up with Stuff The Bus CNY to help make Christmas a little brighter for some children and families in Central New York…
- Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP) Program through the Community Action Partnership – Enrollment is open now but act soon because the deadline for submitting your Candidate Data Form (CDF) is Friday, January 15.
- Combining Forces: A Merger Manual for Community Action Agencies – Appendices – Webinar recording from CAPLAW
- State-level Data for Understanding Child Welfare in the United States from Child Trends
- LIHEAP DCL-2020-01 Funding Release FY21, CSBG Dear Colleague Letter
- Covid ActNow – America's COVID Warning System based on 5 key indicators to determine risk levels for 50 states and 3,000+ counties
- From NY State of Health (NY official health plan marketplace): Special Enrollment Period Extended through 12/31
- Household Pulse Survey from the U.S. Census designed to deploy quickly and efficiently, collecting data to measure household experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. Data will be disseminated in near real-time to inform federal and state response and recovery planning.
- NYSCAA’s Online Learning Library for Community Action: Free online learning for NY CAA staff or board members
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