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January 12th Update – MCA

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MCA Update – January 12th
See newsletter for the full story on each of these items

Announcements
  • MSHDA Accepting nominations until Feb 12, 2021 for the Duvernay Award: Excellence in Community Development/Affordable Housing
  • Sign on to an Open Letter to Congressional Appropriations Committees In Support of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Upcoming MCA events
  • VirtualCAP RoundUP: A Unique Community Action Network Resource – MCA provides each member agency in Michigan with a subscription to RoundUP
Webinars/Trainings

Generations in the Workplace, January 19
MCA Social and Racial Justice Team Monthly Webinar Series
See a description and registration for each session held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month Jan-April.

Apps that Address Food Insecurity, February 3
TechSoup Public Good App House demo event
Additional information and registration

Grant Writing in 2021: What’s Different and What’s the Same?, Feb. 18
TechSoup
Additional information and registration

COVID-19 Resources

Stimulus Package Summary
Direct payments to Individuals – Jobless benefits – Covid-19 testing – Additional assistance – Small business PPP

Coronavirus Relief Package At A Glance for Nonprofits, Maner Costerisan, CPA

Vaccination Guidance for Employers, EEOC and Vaccines in the Workplace: What to Do? (Jan. 13 webinar), Ballard Spahr LLP

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources

National Day of Racial Healing
W.K. Kellogg Foundation, January 19
The day will be centered around experiences rooted in truth-telling that lead to racial healing for a more just and equitable future.  It’s a day for authentic dialogues, so we can start to see and hear each other.  A day to share our stories, to recognize our shared humanity, so we can come together and transform the world around us.

Action Kit with tools to support working internally, building partnerships and a template for creating Racial Healing and Racial Equity Proclamations

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