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June 2020 Newsletter – OACAA

2020 State of Poverty in Ohio Report – OACAA 2020 Virtual Summer Conference – OACAA statement on COVID-19 and racism – OH CAA news items

June 2020 Newsletter – IN-CAA

What policymakers must do to advance racial justice & commitment from IN-CAA – Advocating for nationwide paid-leave law – Brightpoint managing $200K CARES funds to prevent evictions – June 30 end of IN eviction moratorium may cause an “eviction cliff” – unGolf outing raises $15K – and more!

June 2020 Newsletter – IACAA

IACAA CARES T&T/A survey – IACAA’s Statement on Social Justice – Dismantling Systemic Racism webinar – IACAA Survey for input on moving toward a virtual conference

SCACAP Observes Juneteenth!

The South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships held a Racial Injustice and Cultural Awareness Training & Networking Luncheon on Juneteenth. SCACAP employees, representing an array of age groups, discussed multi-generational experiences regarding racial injustice. See the questions used to facilitate the event.

June 2020 Newsletter – SCACAP

SCACAP Celebrates Community Action Month – SCACAP EHS-Child Care Partnership Program – SCACAP Communications and Marketing Conference (July 14) – 2020 Mid-Fall Training Conference (Nov. 30 – Dec. 4) – and more!

June 22nd Weekly Update – MCA

Announcements – Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Assessment tool – The Impact of Racism on Health & Well-Being of the Nation – Webinars/Trainings – Grants for Grassroots Groups Addressing Environmental Justice – COVID-19 Resources inc. Reopening Toolkit – Remote Work Resources

June 2020 Newsletter – MCAP

Tool to help build a practical understanding of structural racism – 12 Quick Tips for Helping People Vote – 2020 Census Challenge Response Rate Toolkit – Answering Questions on Race in the Workplace – Strategically investing your stimulus funding – Part One of MCAP’s Racial Equity Webinar Series (open to participation from other states) – and more!

Spring 2020 Newsletter – CAPO

Fighting Poverty Means Fighting Racism – Success story video from CAO – CAPO institutes series of four 90-minutes web conference sessions over two weeks – Adjustments in service delivery models during COVID-19 by NeighborImpact and MWVCAA – and more!

June 10th Newsletter – MASSCAP

Episode 1 of MASSCAP video series: Service and Recovery in the Time of COVID-19 – CAAs open and ready to serve in Massachusetts – MASSCAP’s FY21 Public Policy Priorities – Highlights of MA CAA addressing food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic – and more!

June 16th Weekly Update – MCA

Announcements – 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge – Webinars/Trainings – COVID-19 Resources inc. CDC Communications Toolkit for Limited-English-Proficient Populations, Contact tracing text message scams, & Managing stress associated with COVID-19 – and more!

May/June 2020 Newsletter – CalCAPA

Community Action Network: COVID-19 Response Group – CalCAPA Academy’s learning approaches & course offerings – Community Action & Head Start Alignment – CalMoneySmart grants

New Webinar Trainings – NCCAA

From North Carolina Community Action Association: Village HeartBEAT Model: Our Health, Our Priority, Our Community, Our Voice (June 18) and How to Host Virtual Conferences and Why You Should (June 25).

June 2020 Newsletter – Region I RPIC

Community Action Academy eCourse for Fiscal Staff – Customizable CAA Commercial for TV Broadcast & Social Media – #MyVoiceMatters Webinar Series from the Community Action Partnership – Upcoming National T/TA Opportunities – National and Regional Events

1st Virtual CAP Conference – CAP Utah & Region VIII CAP

The Community Action Partnership of Utah and the Region VIII Community Action Partnership are holding a Virtual CAP Conference on June 24th & 25th, which is open to participation from other regions. Twenty sessions are on the agenda in addition to David Bradley’s keynote speech: “Community Action: Our Moment.” 2020 Community Action Awards in five categories will also be presented.

June 8th Weekly Update – MCA

MCA Statement about the Social Justice Roots of Our Movement and Anti-Racism – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources – Webinars/Trainings – Social Security fraud boosted by COVID-19 fears – How to embrace remote work with tried and true strategies – and more!

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (6/9 edition)

CAAs: “Boot on the Ground” for $25M Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program – COVID-19 Response to Ending Homelessness: “Time to Make this New Reality Permanent” – Mobile Internet Access to Help with Job Search – Life during the Pandemic: Newspaper Photo Essay on CAA Executive Director – CAO Supports PBS Learn at Home for Pre-K to 12th Grade

June 3rd Newsletter – CAFCA

Community Action Highlights inc. op-ed by CAFCA’s executive director – News Items of Interest – Community Events – National & Regional Events

June 2020 Newsletter – NCCAA

COVID-19 Resources and Funding Opportunities – NCCAA Virtual Board Summit (June 4) – Community Action News, Publications and Features – The Legacy of Andrea Harris, former NC CAA executive director – Funding Opportunities – and more!

June 1st Weekly Update – MCA

Announcements inc. MCA Summer Conference Going Virtual – Back to Workplace Readiness webinar series – Market Update webinar from Mutual of America – COVID-19 articles inc. Coping with stress, Workplace readiness for reopening & Tips for working remotely – and more!

May 2020 Newsletter – SEACAA

Insights on working virtually – 2020 SEACAA Annual Conference: Call for Workshop Proposals – SEACAA Executive Leadership & Certified Community Action Management Certifications – Report on response to COVID-19 by NC CAAs – COVID-19 news items – Commentary: Why is Poverty Persisting? – and more!

May 2020 Newsletter – IACAA

CAPLAW Guidance on Re-opening – Exploring Equity Together: An Urgent Conversation (May 29 IACAA webinar) – DCEO/IACAA Collaboration Webinar Series available on YouTube – New eCourse for Community Action Fiscal Staff

May 2020 Newsletter – OACAA

Community Action Partnership releases two PSAs – Community Action: In This Together (OACAA video) – OACAA’s online submission form for developing CAA stories – 2020 OACAA Annual Summer Conference is going virtual (July 20-24) – OACAA’s efforts related to COVID-19 – Ohio Community Action Network News & Successes

May 2020 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Reflections on the life of Ed Fancher, ED of Community Action of Orleans and Genesee – May Poverty Myth: “Poverty does not have a lasting impact on children” – CAAs Shine Light During Dark Times web page – Call for Workshop Proposals for NYSCAA/NYSWDA annual conference – Agency Highlights – Census 2020 Updates – Additional Resources – and more!

Virtual Board Summit – NCCAA

The North Carolina Community Action Association is holding a Virtual Board Summit on Thursday, June 4. Join us for a day of engaging and relevant workshops to help you learn and better navigate this moment. Participation from other states is available. Check out the conference agenda and register today!

May 2020 Newsletter – IN-CAA

CFPB’s Complaint Database to help consumers – IIWF on how addiction affects mothers and children – Brightpoint receives nearly $200K to increase health insurance coverage for families – and more!

How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Reach – NYSCAA

The New York State Community Action Association is providing this webinar series divided into two 90-minute sessions.  Choose to attend either session, or attend both. Open to participation from other states.

May 19th Weekly Update – MCA

Announcements – Webinars/Trainings – COVID-19 information inc. Coronavirus employer Compliance Forms & CDC decision tree for business reopening – Remote work resources

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (5/19 edition)

CAA Leadership with COVID-19 Community Relief Funds – Support for Vets during the Pandemic: 3 SAs & 36 CAAs in 20 States – State HFA Emergency Rental Assistance Programs – Community Investment Partnership: Grants to Help Small Businesses Reopen – Creative Fundraising to Help with Food & Nutrition

May 2020 Newsletter – Region I RPIC

Policies in Practice webinar series from CAPLAW – Upcoming ROMA certification and recertification processes – Upcoming National T/TA Opportunities – National and Regional Events

Virtual Summit – Maryland Community Action Partnership

The Summit is being held on May 28th and 29th under theme of Learn Strategies for Navigating The Road to Recovery. The event begins with Coffee with CAPLAW: A Virtual Roundtable followed by workshops on work/life balance, housing strategies, health equity and more. Participation from other states is welcomed.

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (5/12 edition)

CARES Relief & Recovery Services {Wayne Metro CAA web page & flyer) – $90K Raised through 55 Hour fundraising Drive – 24 Hours of Gratitude = 24 Quotes from CAA Staff – NLIHC Funding to VT CAAs plus Resources on COVID-19 & Housing/Homelessness – CACLV’s COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Relief Fund

May 11th Weekly Update – MCA

Announcements – Webinars/Trainings – COVID-19 information inc. Back to Business Considerations in Wake of COVID – Remote work resources

2020 Missouri Poverty Report – Missouri CAN

Produced in partnership with the Missouri Community Action Network, the report is organized by the five elements of poverty: economic and family security – education – food and nutrition – health – housing and energy. Data is also included on rural and urban poverty and the report concludes with recommendations from evidence-based solutions.

May 6th Newsletter – CAFCA

New Name for ABCD, Inc. – Community Action Highlights – News Items of Interest – Community Events – National & Regional Events

Stay at Home Conference – NCCAA

The North Carolina Community Action Association is holding a Stay at Home Conference on Thursday, May 4. Join us for a day of engaging and relevant workshops to help you learn and better navigate this moment. Participation from other states is available. Check out the conference agenda and register today!

April 2020 Newsletter – NCCAA

NCCAA’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic – 2020 NCCAA Training Conference (postponed to 10/30-11/2) – HS Family Engagement and Case Management certifications starting 4/20 & 5/4 – “North Carolina Strong” T-Shirt Fundraiser – NC CAA News – and more!

May 4th Weekly Update – MCA

Announcements – MI OSHA Workplace Improvement to Safety and Health Grant Program – Webinars/Trainings – COVID-19 information – Remote work resources

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (5/4 edition)

NPR Highlights Community Action’s Changing Terrain with COVID-19 – Maine CAAs Chosen by Governor to Run $5M COVID-19 Rent Relief Program – KY State Association to Distribute $2M+ from Kentucky COVID-19 Fund – CAA Creates COVID-19 Express Business Loan Fund – Partnership with Delivery Service Using Volunteer Drivers – Masks for the Masses Using Volunteers & Donated Material

April 2020 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Updates from NYSCAA’s CEO – April Poverty Myth: “Poverty is overly complicated” – NYSCAA News and Agency Highlights – Census 2020 Updates – Additional Resources inc. COVID-19 tools & resource sharing from the CARES Engagement Network and Community Commons

April 2020 Newsletter – OACAA

Don’t miss OACAA’s new video: Community Action: In This Together – OACAA’s efforts related to COVID-19 include two reports with recommendations – Census 2020 update including Ohio challenged to have greater response rate than Michigan in friendly competition – Ohio Community Action Network News & Successes

April 2020 Newsletter – IACAA

IACAA awarded $400K from the Illinois COVID-19 Relief Fund – Upcoming IACAA remote learning events – DCEO/IACAA Collaboration Webinar Series available on YouTube – IACAA staff recommendations for webinars/podcast and interesting reads

April 28th Newsletter – CAFCA

Community Action is Open During COVID-19 – CAAs serving residents during COVID-19 – Connecticut’s COVID-19 resources

April 2020 Newsletter – IN-CAA

COVID-19’s impact on legal aid and access to justice – COVID-19 efforts through Indiana CAAs including Express Loan fund for businesses – Managing to Change the World (virtual training event) – and more!

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (4/21 edition)

Service Delivery Using Drive-Through Access & Enclosed Office Suites – Telephone Appointments to Help Fill Out the 2020 Census – Financial Fitness Events using Facebook Live – Drop-In Center Continues Services to the Homeless – Three Types of Support for Food & Nutrition

April 20th Weekly Update – MCA

MCA’s Greatest Need Fund surpasses $100K with 100% match from DTE Foundation – Other announcements – Webinars/trainings – COVID-19 information – Remote work resources

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (4/16 edition)

Call Center created through community collaboration – Tech support to facilitate communication with staff – Child care for medical workers and first responders – Motels helping shelter the homeless – CAA produces “Stay at Home” video

April 2020 Newsletter – Region II RPIC

NORWESCAP’s Consulate on Wheels Program to help protect Mexican citizens – COVID-19 resources – National Partner Information – Social Media Best Practices for CAAs – and more!

April 13th Weekly Update – MCA

MCA’s Greatest Need Fund surpasses $50K and continues through April 16th with 100% match from DTE Foundation – Other announcements – Webinars/trainings – COVID-19 information – Remote work resources

April 2020 Newsletter – Region I RPIC

Policies in Practice webinar series from CAPLAW – Upcoming ROMA certification and recertification process – COVID-19 T/TA & Resources – Upcoming National T/TA Opportunities – National and Regional Events

April 2020 Newsletter – GCAA

Community Action Day at the Capitol (Feb. 28) – Action Inc. WAP Director wins NASCSP James Gardner Weatherization Award – Upcoming webinars – and more!

April 6th Weekly Update – MCA

MCA’s Greatest Need Fundraiser in partnership with DTE Foundation continues through 4/16: $16,700 raised as of 4/6 – Mutual of America Community Partnership Award Competition – Webinars/Trainings – COVID-19 information – Remote Work Resources – and more!

April 2020 Newsletter – RPIC Region IV-A

20 Tips for Working from Home – Guidance on completing the 2020 Census form – Upcoming webinars: How to be a Great Board Chair (April 22) and Dashboards: Making Your Data Work for You (May 27)

April 7th Newsletter – MASSCAP

MASSCAP video: #CommunityActionWorks – CAAs open and ready to serve in Massachusetts – Highlights of CAA efforts in MA during the COVID-19 pandemic – and more!

March 2020 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Updates from NYSCAA’s CEO – March Poverty Myth: “Growing up in poverty has no lasting effect on children” – NYSCAA News and Agency Highlights – Census 2020 Updates inc. Response Rate Map – Additional Resources

March 2020 Newsletter – IN-CAA

COVID-19 resources – INCAA’s IIWF current priorities include keeping up-to-date on state and federal policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic – IN-CAA receives $286,000 from Vectren’s Share the Warmth program – and more!

March 30th Weekly Update – MCA

Highlights from Michigan Community Action’s Weekly Update: MCA’s Greatest Need Fund: Donations matched by DTE Foundation – COVID-19: FFCRA requirements –10 ways to stay social at a distance – What to do right now: Social Media – Remote Work Resources

Three Senior-Level Job Openings – SMTCCAC (MD)

The Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee is seeking applications for these positions: (1) Vice-President, (2) Finance Director and (3) Social Services Director. Positions open until filled.

March 2020 Newsletter – IACAA

2020 IACAA Conference postponed to October – Upcoming IACAA remote learning opportunities – Recordings of DCEO/IACAA Collaboration webinars on IACAA YouTube Channel – IACAA staff recommendations for continued learning while working at home – VirtualCAP RoundUP: Brighten Your Days! Helpful Medicine for a Difficult Time

March 25th Newsletter – MASSCAP

MASSCAP’s message on CAAs responding to the COVID-19 pandemic – MASSCAP’s State Budget Priorities – WCAC fuel assistance success story

March 2020 Newsletter – OACAA

OACAA Operations COVID-19 Statement & Resources for Community Action COVID-19 Response – New executive directors for five Ohio CAAs – and more!

March 2020 Newsletter – CAAP

POSTPONED: 2020 CAAP Community Action Symposium & upcoming training events – CAAP’s COVID-19 webpage – 2020 Census Counts campaign & resources from the Community Action Partnership

February 2020 Newsletter – CAAP

CPC & CAC: Nonprofit Innovation Awards Finalists – 1-on-1 sessions with Community Action Partnership Census Team – Allegheny Co. DHS using tool to identify possible child abuse or neglect – LensCAAP video production – and more!

February 2020 Newsletter – IN-CAA

Indiana reps urge support for federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act – Area IV & Brightpoint set to open new affordable living options – SIEOC chosen to operate United Way Emergent Needs Fund – Pace empowers girls through STEM camp scholarships – Pace’s Boys & Beyond Summer Camp for grades 4 and 5 – Pace CAA Associate Director retiring after 40 years of service – and more!