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November 2021 Newsletter – IACAA

Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies

IACAA News – November 2021
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Upcoming IACAA Trainings
  • Poverty Coach or Poverty Navigator - let's talk about customer engagement, Dec. 7
  • Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (Illinois Department of Human Rights - compliant for all employees), Dec. 14
  • Exploring Illinois Solar for All, Dec. 15
  • CAA Boards: Coordination and Care, Part 2 for CAA staff, Jan. 6
  • Organizational Leadership Series - #1 - Mission Driven, Poverty Focused, Jan. 19

IACAA's 2022 Families of Distinction Program

The Families of Distinction program highlights the outstanding work of CAA staff by celebrating families and individuals who have overcome great personal and social obstacles in their pursuit of self-sufficiency. This event elevates how the Illinois Community Action Network empowers families to identify and utilize their personal strengths to enrich their lives.

Every year, IACAA asks that each agency nominates one (1) family or individual who has made significant progress towards stability and self-sufficiency with the assistance of their agency...

New Staff Spotlight

Meet Nicole Popejoy, Program Specialist
Nicole joined IACAA in October of 2021. Nicole is wife and mother of two wonderful children. Her family enjoys working out, hiking, and camping together. Nicole holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Counseling. Her passion for helping others and desire to make a difference, has driven her career path...

Content Submission Survey for IACAA's 2022 Annual Conference

The 2021 IACAA Virtual Conference was filled with exceptional content and eager-to-learn attendees! One of our top priorities is ensuring our conferences represent the topics, issues, and speakers most relevant to our attendees. Therefore, we would like to invite program ideas directly from our community...


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