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November 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

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CAAP Update – November 2021
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In Memoriam: Kathy A. Toepfer Possinger

Special Advisor to the Secretary
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Director, Center for Community and Housing Development
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Executive Director
Tri County Community Action, Dauphin and Perry Counties, Pennsylvania

CAAP's 2021 Self-Sufficiency Award Recipients

View this year's program and recorded ceremony on the SSA Awards page of CAAP's website.  Thank you to everyone who participated in, and attended, this year's ceremony.  CAAP plans to host next year's awards during the 2022 CAAP Annual Conference: October 17-20th in Harrisburg, PA.  Save the date!

Member Agency Highlight: Union-Snyder CAA

Creating Equal Opportunity For Residents Full Social, Civic & Economic Potential
How do Community Action Agencies assess local needs?  ...Union-Snyder is an example of a PA Community Action Agency taking the impact of COVID-19 into account in the October 2021 release of their 2020 report.  The concerns are ranked, which include the pandemic’s impact on families, community resources, children’s education and personal experience...Union-Snyder concluded through their assessment that gaps exist  in specific areas of their counties:– read the full article in the newsletter.

View Union-Snyder's  report
Union & Snyder County Community Needs Assessment

November is DEI Month

Visit the DEI pages of CAAP's website

Additional Items
CAAP November & December Webinars
  • Managing Leave & Attendance, Nov. 16
  • Succession Planning, Management Track, Dec. 2
  • Daryl Davis: How One Man Converted Hundreds of Members of the KKK, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Dec. 7
  • Board Recruitment and Retention, Governance Track, Dec. 9
  • Anti-Harassment Training, Human Resources Track, Dec. 14
  • Budgeting and Forecasting in Uncertain Times, Fiscal Track, Dec. 16
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