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October 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

OACAA Briefing – October 2021

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Association Updates & Resources

2021 OACAA Annual Conference
Thank you to all who attended #OACAACon21!  Session recordings will be accessible from the conference app until at least the end of October...

OACAA Annual Report Released
The 2020 Annual Report was released Tuesday, Oct. 12 in conjunction with the first day of OACAA's Annual Conference.  Complete with 13 customer success stories and data compiled by the Ohio Department of Development, this year's report highlights inspiring stories of the network's mission in action.  A social media toolkit is also now available.

Vax-In-Action Drawing
Ohio’s Vax-In-Action drawing was created to recognize and thank Ohio’s Community Action staff for making the decision to get their COVID-19 vaccination. Drawings will be held each month to incentivize and reward staff in the network for getting their shots.  Two winners were selected for October,  CAA staff is only eligible for one drawing based on the last shot received. Follow the link to register.

2021 Exemplary Program Awards
Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies and Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs are now accepting nominations for the 2021 Exemplary Program Awards!  The OACAA website contains details about the program, guidelines, scoring rubric, and information on how to develop and submit program nominations.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Training Events

  • Impact of a Batterer in the Lives of Children and Teens, Oct. 21
  • Foundation Level Seminar Series, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
    Topics include managing successfully through change, communicating through chaos, empowering employees, conflict resolution and motivation & reward systems
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