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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

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.

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

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!

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

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

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!

February 2020 Newsletter – OACAA

OACAA’s 2020 Community Action Leadership Training – Census 2020 resources – SELF’s Employer Resource Network – Great Lake CAP’s YouthBuild Program – CAA of Columbiana County’s shuttle bus service – and more!

February 2020 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Updates from NYSCAA’s CEO – February Poverty Myth: “Compared to other developed nations, the United States has relatively low poverty rates among children” – 2020 NYSCAA/NYSWDA Annual Conference & NYSCAA Regional Meetings – Census 2020 Resources – Additional Resources

2020-2023 Strategic Plan – CAPO

The Community Action Partnership of Oregon has established its 2020 – 2023 Strategic Plan, which is build on three strategic goals.

Winter 2020 Newsletter – CAPO

2020 Region X Community Action Conference (May 5-7) – ORCCA Collaborates to Open New Head Start Facility – 95 Businesses Launched through NeighborImpact IDA Program – Success Story Involving CSC’s Emergency Housing Assistance Funds – CAPO’s 2020-2023 Strategic Plan – and more!

February 2020 Newsletter – CAFCA

NECAP 2020 Presidential Forum – Community Action Highlights – News Items of Interest – Community Events – National & Regional Events

February 11th Newsletter – MASSCAP

Honoring our Champions – MASSCAP’s READYGO Initiative: Readying Educators And Developing Young Children for Great Outcomes – Public Programs Reduce Poverty (MASSCAP data) – MASSCAP’s State Funding Priorities

February 2020 Newsletter – Region II RPIC

RPIC II News – National Partner Webinars – Census 2020 Ramping Up Hiring Efforts – Prosperity Now: 2020 Scorecard Data Release … Communicating on Race and Racial Economic Equity Guide … Understanding the Impact of Debt on Communities of Color – Child Trends: Mapping the Link between Life Expectancy and Educational Opportunity – The White House: Rural Community Action Guide to Take Action against Rural Drug Addiction – and more!

2019 Annual Report – CAFCA

The Connecticut Association for Community Action Partnership has published its 2019 annual report to highlight the work of Connecticut’s Community Action Agencies.

2019 Annual Report – VACAP

The Virginia Community Action Partnership has published its 2019 annual report to highlight the work of Virginia’s Community Action Agencies.

February 2020 Newsletter – SEACAA

Remembering Kobe Bryant – 2020 SEACAA Annual Conference: Call for Proposals – News to Go – NCCAA’s Non-Profit Leadership Expedition (March 25-27) – SEACAA Executive Leadership & Certified Community Action Management Certifications – and more!

January 2020 Newsletter – CAAP

2020 CAAP Events – 2020 HHS Poverty Guidelines Released – 2020 Census Resources – LensCAAP video production – PHFA Executive Director to Retire

January/February 2020 Newsletter – CalCAPA

CalCAPA T/TA: Year in Review … 2020 Mission-Based Leadership Workshops … Human Capacity Community Transformation (HCCT) Initiatives … CalCAPA Connect (Slack workspace communication platform for California CAAs) – CAP Sonoma’s Journey into the Whole Family Approach – 2020 CalCAPA Legislative Day (May 14) – and more!

January 2020 Newsletter – IN-CAA

IIWF Inside the Statehouse blog adding live broadcasts during 2020 IN General Assembly session – Pace offers scholarships for former Head Start students – Social media networking effort for IN CAAs – and more!

January 2020 Newsletter – IACAA

2020 IACAA Annual Conference Registration (April 26-28) – Info on IACAA’s 2020 Families of Distinction Award Criteria – New CAA Director Orientation (April 9-10) – Upcoming IACAA training events – and more!

2020 Winter Legislative Conference – OACAA

The Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies’ 2020 Winter Legislative Conference is being held from January 29-31. The conference includes legislative visits, movie viewing of PBS Frontline’s Poor Kids documentary, several featured speakers, 2019 Exemplary Program Awards and nearly twenty workshops under four specialized tracks.

January 2020 Newsletter – NCCAA

Keeping the holiday spirit alive throughout the year – 2020 NCCAA Board Summit (May 16-17) & Annual Training Conference (May 12-15) – NCCARE360 now live in 50 NC counties – Sales of NEW Grounds Coffee helps create “happy new chances” for returning citizens in NCCAA’s Reentry Program. – and more!

2020 Legislative Conference – VACAP

The Virginia Community Action Partnership’s 2020 Legislative Conference is being held from January 14–16. Several peer group meetings and roundtables are included along with two CAPLAW workshops and more!

December 23rd Newsletter – MASSCAP

Updated MASSCAP report: Obstacles on the Road to Opportunity: Finding a Way Forward for the Children and Families of Massachusetts – Statewide kickoff of the VITA program and Earned Income Tax Assistance Awareness Day (Jan. 31) – Public Policy Briefing at the Massachusetts State House (Feb. 5)

December 2019 Newsletter – GCAA

December is National Human Rights Month – 2020 Census Will Help Policymakers Prepare for the Incoming Wave of Aging Boomers – 5 tips for staying warm this winter – CSBG Corner: Georgia LIHEAP – and more!

December 2019 Newsletter – RPIC Region IV-A

Region IVA Quarterly Regional Consortium – Census 2020 Blog, Community Action Partnership – ANCRT newsletter (Fall 2019) – CAPLAW webinar recordings: All a-Board! The Purpose, People, and Process of CAA Boards & Unrelated Business Income Tax: Old and New Traps for the Unwary

December 2019 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Updates from NYSCAA’s CEO – December Poverty Myth: “America is the Land of Equal Opportunity and Upward Mobility” – 2019 NYSCAA Annual Report – Census 2020 resources – and more!

December 2019 Newsletter – OACAA

OACAA’s 2020 Winter Legislative Conference (Jan. 29-31) – Census 2020 resources – December OACAA press releases – GLCAP receives Bezos Day 1 Families Fund grant – MVCAP’s Thanksgiving dinner serves 751 – $95K USDA grant to PICCA – and more!

November/December 2019 Newsletter – IN-CAA

2020 IIWF legislative priorities – IN-CAA, IIWF thank Governor Holcomb for prioritizing protections for pregnant workers – Indiana receives a D in national debt-collection protection – Three IN CAAs announce grants – and more!

December 2019 Newsletter – Region II RPIC

RPIC II’s goals for the next three years – Puerto Rico hosts nationally certified ROMA Trainer session – Census 2020 material – Disrupting Food Insecurities: Tapping data for strategies that tackle the root causes – Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods from the Annie E. Casey Foundation

December 2019 Newsletter – NCCAA

2020 NCCAA Annual Training Conference (May 12-15): Call for Proposals – NCCARE360 video on how health and human service providers are partnering to provide better health for all North Carolinians – Great Holiday Gift: NEW Grounds Coffee with sales supporting NCCAA Re-Entry Program – and more!

December 2019 Newsletter – ACAAA

Upcoming ACAAA & national training events – CAA Board Training Videos from CAPLAW & free webinars – Additional resources – and more!

2019 Annual Conference – MACAA

The Mississippi Association of Community Action Agencies 2019 Annual Conference will be held from December 11-13. The conference includes two keynote speakers and sessions will be held covering 15 topics.

December 3rd Newsletter – MASSCAP

Massachusetts Community Action Facts – MASSCAP’s four broad public policy goals – Summary of MASSCAP’s latest forum on poverty and opportunity held in conjunction with two CAAs – MASSCAP’s Comprehensive Job Readiness Curriculum Guide

2020 Presidential Forum – NECAP

The New England Community Action Partnership’s 2020 Presidential Forum is being held from Jan. 16-17 in Manchester, NH. All presidential candidates have been invited to share their vision for achieving the American dream of a good quality of life and the opportunity to thrive, free from the hardships of poverty. The forum will also focus on public policies that reduce economic disparities and foster healthy, resilient, and sustainable communities, featuring Professor Kathryn J. Edin, author of $2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, Dr. john a. powell, Director, Othering & Belonging Institute, UC Berkeley, and other policy experts.

November/December 2019 Newsletter – CalCAPA

CalCAPA’s 2019 T/TA Year in Review … 2020 T/TA Plan … 2020 Advocacy Plan – California pilot program aims to provide housing for vulnerable homeless people and saves taxpayer money – CFPB’s State-by-State Financial Well-being Report – Policy Brief on revisions to WIC food package – California enacts statewide rent cap – and more!

November 2019 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Updates from NYSCAA’s CEO – November Poverty Myth: “Poverty is only found in cities” – Hard to Count Data Now Available on the NYSCAA Data Hub – NY CAA highlights – Census 2020 information – and more!

November 2019 Newsletter – IACAA

2020 IACAA Annual Conference (April 26-28): Call for Speakers and Content Survey – Info on IACAA’s 2020 Families of Distinction Application – Upcoming IACAA training events

November 2019 Newsletter – OACAA

Ohio’s Operation Warm: Coats for Kids Initiative – Nomination process for OACAA’s 2019 Exemplary Program Awards – Hard-to-Count Census Resources from the Ohio Census Advocacy Coalition – OACAA’s member Survey for its 2020 T&TA Plan – 2020 OACAA Winter Legislative Conference (Jan. 29-31) – OACAA Network News & Successes

2019-2022 Strategic Plan – NYSCAA

The New York State Community Action Association has established its 2019 -2022 Strategic Plan, which includes information on how the strategic planning process was carried out, NYSCAA’s mission statement and values, and 2019-2022 priorities with goals under each priority.

Regional Human Resource Symposium (Nov. 13-15)

GoodBetterGreat Consulting, in partnership with the North Carolina Community Action Association & the North Carolina Head Start Association, is holding a Regional Human Resources Symposium from Nov. 13-15 in Raleigh, NC.

November 2019 Newsletter – ACAAA

Upcoming events – ACAAA video to help raise awareness about the National Theory of Change and its place in the Community Action network – Upcoming free webinars – Materials of interest – and more!

October 2019 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Updates from NYSCAA’s CEO – October Poverty Myth: “Most Poor People Spend Their Entire Lives In Poverty” – 2019 NYSCAA Executive Director Seminar (Nov. 14-15) preceded by New Executive Director Orientation (Nov. 13) – NY CAA highlights – Census 2020 National Peak Recruitment Campaign Kickoff – CSBG National Partner Resources – Additional Resources

November 2019 Newsletter – NCCAA

Regional Human Resource Symposium, NCCAA & NCHSA (Nov. 13-15) – NCCAA Motivational Interviewing Training (Nov. 14) – NC Medicaid Transformation Brief – NEW Grounds Coffee: Sales support NCCAA Re-Entry Program – Lyft offers free rides to job seekers – and more!

October 2019 Newsletter – IN-CAA

IIWF policy briefs on promoting an inclusive, thriving workplace – Pace opens fourth Health Connection Clinic – Grants to Brightpoint to increase health enrollment outreach and health literacy activities – TRI-CAP offers mobile mammography event – Covering Kids and Families Indiana helps clients with healthcare Marketplace open enrollment

October 2019 Newsletter – OACAA

Learn how OACAA is working to support the 2020 Census – Nomination process and criteria for OACAA’s 2019 Exemplary Program Awards – LCCAA creates student-fun bike shop – Impact Community Action providing services through eviction-prevention fund established by the City of Columbus – CAA of Columbiana County awarded $300K to expand oral health services – and more!

October 2019 Newsletter – Region I RPIC

Fed. Registrar Notice for the CSBG Annual Report (60-day comment period & Oct. 17 OCS webinar) – CAPLAW’s free video training series for CAA Boards & opportunity to join the video series focus group – Upcoming National T/TA Opportunities – National and Regional Events