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July 2021 Newsletter – NYSCAA

New York State Community Action Association

NYSCAA newsletter - July 2021
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A Word from NYSCAA’s CEO
I am excited to announce that registration is now open for NYSCAA and NYSWDA's Annual Conference, Strengthen and Sustain: Building Resilient Communities! The conference will be held virtually on October 6th, 12th, & 14th, 2021...

I would also like to recognize the CAA staff s who passed the CCAP Exam in June...

Additional featured items

  • NYSCAA & NYSWDA's 2021 Annual Conference being held virtually on Oct. 6th, 12th, & 14th will feature over 35 speakers and over 30 sessions focusing on topics including Fatherhood, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Workforce Development, Human Resources, Capacity Building, Leadership, Mental Health First Aid, Voter Redistricting, and much more! Registration includes access to all sessions, networking events, raffles, and exhibitors!
  • New Virtual Introduction to ROMA Training Dates Available!
  • 2021 New York State Poverty Report
  • Certified Community Action Professional study group being developed for New York
  • Save the Date! - 14th Annual Meeting of the Minds hosted by Community Action Angels New York, Sept. 14-15
Highlights from Our Agencies
  • Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. celebrated the reveal of a brand new set of values!
Monthly’s Myth Series

MYTH: Poor people don't have to pay for a gym to stay fit and active. They can just go to the park and exercise for free. They're just unhealthy and lazy. – FALSE!
FACT: At a city level, researchers have long acknowledged that park access is unequal and studies have shown that the biggest predictor of weekly exercise at the state level is the median income.  In recognition of National Parks and Recreation Month, it's important to recognize that investment in public goods has not been distributed equally...

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