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August 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies
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OACAA Briefing – August 2021

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Association Updates & Resources

2021 State of Poverty Report Released
The 2021 State of Poverty Report highlights the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, housing, employment, broadband access, and the expansion of Ohio’s Medicaid program.  Check out the report and access the companion toolkit on our website!

Press Coverage

OACAA's Vax-In-Action Campaign for Ohio's Community Action Network
Kim Sorg from Lancaster-Fairfield CAA was the August grand prize winner!  The next drawing is on September 1st. CAA staff is only eligible for one drawing based on the last shot received.

Health Center Wows (OACAA blog)
Every parent is familiar with the challenges of picking up a sick child from school, from leaving work midday to driving all over town for doctors’ appointments and prescriptions.  Family Medical Centers’ first school-based center in Rock Hill, Ohio, eliminates these strains by enabling children to be seen by health professionals and prescribed treatment on campus while parents remain at work – read the full blog.

Upcoming Event

2021 OACAA Annual Conference (hybrid event)
October 12-14 in Columbus, Ohio and Virtual

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