A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action

2021 Annual Conference – GCAA

Georgia Community Action Association

50+ Years of GCAA: Celebrating Our Legacy

July 13-16 in Savannah, GA

Conference schedule

Conference workshops

Pre-Conference Sessions (July 13)
  • EPA Lead Renovator - Initial LRRP Training
  • Executive Director's Lab
  • Connecting the Purpose & Profession of Building People, Organizations, & Target Groups
  • Case Manager's Lab
  • Case Management: Optimizing Your Workflow
General Sessions
  • Open Plenary Session (Wednesday)
  • Town Hall: Community Initiatives, Best Practices & Resource Development (Thursday)
  • Awards Banquet (Thursday)
  • Closing Session (Friday)

See workshop schedule for listing of presenters for each session, workshop tracks and intended audiences

Wednesday, July 14

  • CAZ Training and Review
  • Technology Preview 2021
  • Organizational Standards: Comprehension, Role of the Board of Directors, & Compliance
  • Minding Your Mental Health Through Self-Care
  • Coaching Effectiveness: What? So What? Now What?
  • Fulfilling the Mission: The History of Community Action
  • Reframing Community-Level Work: How ALL Community Action Work Can Inspire Community Change
  • The Resilience Advantage: Weathering the Storm
  • Sensitivity in Case Management
  • Fathers in the Community
  • Jumping Back on Track w/Nutrition & Food Safety
  • Now is Your Time to Make a Difference (Customer Service)
  • Working Together for Collective Impact
  • ASHREA Roundtable
  • Becoming a Data Driven Organization
  • Strategic Marketing & Branding in Community Action
  • Branding Your Soft Skills
  • Crisis Communication/ Verbal De-escalation Techniques
  • Now Is Your Time - Work Life Balance (Time-Management)
  • Community Action’s Role in Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Thursday, July 15

  • Weatherization Administrative Training: Intake & Hancock Training
  • Resilience & Recovery: Preparing Your Organization for Tomorrow
  • What's Your Superpower?
  • Legacy And Retirement Strategies
  • Diversity is More Than Cultural & We Must Embrace It on All Levels: Do Not Let It Be a Cliché
  • Understanding Customer Service & Soft Skills
  • Maximizing Success: CAA Personnel Policies & Practices Post-Pandemic
  • Client Complaints
  • Once Upon A Time: Telling Our Story
  • Category 8: Financial Operations & Oversight
  • Crisis Prevention Strategies for Residential Leasing
  • Strengthening Families of Georgia: An Effective Approach to Supporting Families & Communities
  • Challenges are Opportunities to Rise
  • Dynamic Duo: Enhancing Board and Executive Director Relationship and Performance


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