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March 11th Update – MCA

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MCA Update – March 11th
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Announcements
Webinars/Trainings

Identifying & Removing Microaggressions in the Workplace, ​March 16
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.

Othering & Belonging Spring Summit 2021, April 21
Othering & Belonging Institute Summit information & registration

Grant/Funding Opportunities

Mutual of America announces their 2020 Community Partnership Award winners.  One received the Thomas J. Moran Award, which is given to the national award-winning program and includes $100,000 and a documentary video about the program.  The remaining four were named honorable mention recipients, and each received $50,000.

Ask the Experts – SNAP Employment & Training Information for Community Action Agencies, March 25
Community Action Partnership event presented by the Seattle Jobs Initiative
Registration

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources

Health Equity, Place and Race with Dr. Georges Benjamin
Social factors determine what a community is. If a person experiences inequitable access to goods and services within their communities, exposure to toxins in their environment, substandard housing in their neighborhoods, and a lack of quality education nearby, these conditions bear a direct effect on their health and well-being.  Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of the American Public Health Association, discussed equitable solutions for achieving the healthiest communities for everyone.

View a recording of the presentation.

Capella University Partnership

Through MCA's partnership with Capella University, Michigan Community Action employees and their immediate family are eligible for significant educational benefits, each designed to help them reach their goals...

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