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February 2021 Newsletter – IACAA

Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies

IACAA News – February 2021
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IACAA Families of Distinction Awards

Every year, IACAA asks that each agency nominates one family or individual who has made significant progress towards stability and self-sufficiency with the assistance of their agency…

Family of Distinction Nomination Application Form

Upcoming Training Opportunities at IACAA!

Our 2021 training schedule will equip you with information on Customer Service Approaches, Quality Assurance for CAA's and MUCH MORE!  View IACAA’s March Training Calendar, which includes:

  • Customer Service - The Customer Centric CAA, March 2
  • Community Needs Assessments - Connecting in the Agency Strategic Plan, March 15
  • New to Community Action?, March 17
  • Focus Groups - Facilitation and Data Collection Methods, March 23
  • Community Action Plans - Quality not Quantity, April 13
  • Focus Groups - Analysis and Reporting, April 20
50th Anniversary IACAA Conference

2021 IACAA Virtual Conference
May 3-4

OSHA Issues Updated Guidance for COVID-19 in the Workplace

On January 29, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued updated guidance on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. The new guidance restates prior OSHA guidance and recommendations concerning workplace responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to adding new recommendations and information about vaccinations and other effective preventative measures…

2021 Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program Trainings!

Administered by the Indoor Climate Research and Training center:

⇒ Basic Heat
⇒ Advanced Heat
⇒ Health & Safety
⇒ WeatherWorks Workshop
⇒ Heat Transfer
⇒ Building Fundamentals

OHS has announced the new Director for the Office of Head Start, Bernadine Futrell, Ph.D

Bernadine Futrell, Ph.D., is the director of the Office of Head Start (OHS). Dr. Futrell, a Head Start child, began her career as an assistant Head Start teacher in Richmond, Virginia…


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