The North Carolina Community Action Association is holding a Virtual Board Summit 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!
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!
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!
Community Action Day at the Capitol (Feb. 28) – Action Inc. WAP Director wins NASCSP James Gardner Weatherization Award – Upcoming webinars – and more!
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)
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!
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!
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!
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
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!
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.
The North Carolina Community Action Association is holding Motivational Interview Training on Nov. 14 in Raleigh, NC.
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.
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!
RPIC IVA cohort meeting – U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools Program teach students and their parents why everyone should respond to the 2020 Census and how it will help shape the future of their communities for the next 10 years – Upcoming events
GCAA Annual Conference recap – Coastal GA CAA leads effort to gain approval for “State of Hope” community resource center – Upcoming conferences and training opportunities
The Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies 2019 annual conference is being held from Sept. 10-13 in Myrtle Beach, SC. Conference highlights include new executive administrator orientation, keynote speakers, 17 workshop sessions, and 2019 SEACAA Awards.
Three NC leaders become CCAPs…NCCAA’s next CCAP cohort forming this fall – NCCAA board member/CAA ED receives Defender of Justice award – Learn how your agency can earn 20% of NEW Grounds© Coffee purchases or sales – SEACAA Annual Conference (Sept. 10-13) – Teaching people how to talk about race – Food Deserts and Food Apartheid – Communicating impact using NCCAA’s Ripple Effects report – Ten Ways to Spot a Truly Exceptional Employee – and more!
2019 SEACAA Conference (Sept. 10-13) – HI-5 Achieve Healthy Outcomes in 5 Years – KCEOC’s Paths 2 Promise success story – Support community healing place for complex PTSD – Sign-up for SEACAA Executive Leadership Certifications – Poverty’s Persistence: Analysis by President/CEO of Fulton Atlanta CAA (part two) – $1M from Kresge Foundation for two Nashville organization – KCEOC’s safe haven for homeless youth – Gain unrestricted funding with NCCAA & NEW Grounds Coffee – and more!
The Georgia Community Action Association’s 2019 Annual Training & Technical Assistance Conference will be held from July 16–19. An Awards Banquet is included and more than 30 workshops are being offered along with a Town Hall on Advocacy and Community Engagement.
Stories of Hope………Meet Chrystal/Finding Success After Prison – Learn how your agency can earn 20% of NEW Grounds© Coffee purchases or sales – NCCAA’s Nonprofit Leadership Expedition – NCCAA & NC OEO partner with two CAAs to offer 10-week Entrepreneurship Startup Business Program – and more!
2019 NCCAA Conference highlights – Mapping hard to count communities for a fair and accurate 2020 Census – WAMY Community Action’s gardening program – 2019 NCCAA Hall of Fame inductees – Putting Community and Action back into the Community Action Agency (SRCAA news article) – New Muppet Character Who Lives in a Foster Home – Common goal shared by AmeriHealth Caritas and NCCAA – and more!
Community Action Kentucky’s 2019 Annual Conference is being held from June 4–6. Four set of workshop sessions are being offered including Head Start and IT tracks.
The Community Action Association of Alabama is holding its Community Action Month Celebration Conference from May 14-17. Conference events include a Town Hall on Alabama Counts 20/20 Census and Community Action Day at the Birmingham Civil Rights District. More than twenty workshop sessions are also being offered.
The North Carolina Community Action Association’s 2019 Annual Conference is being held from May 14-17. Along with sixteen workshops and speakers, special events include ROMA Deep Dive for Certified Trainers and Implementers, NCCAA Awards Luncheon, special screening of NCCAA’s reentry documentary and the 2019 NCCAA Board Summit.
NCCAA releases the reentry documentary – 2019 NCCAA Hall of Fame Community Champs honored at conference – NCCAA Celebrates 2019 Reentry Week – Short book excerpt: Prisons Are the New Asylums – and more!
Sign-up for SEACAA Executive Leadership Certifications – Rapid Re-housing’s Role in Responding to Homelessness: What the Evidence Says – Poverty’s Persistence: Analysis by President/CEO of Fulton Atlanta CAA (part one) – Hard Living on the Poverty Line: Adult education activity – and more!
The Florida Association for Community Action’s 2019 Annual Training Conference is being held from May 14-17. Pre-conference training is being offered plus more than thirty conference workshop sessions and award presentations.
The Tennessee Association of Community Action’s Annual Training Conference will be held from April 29 – May 1 in Knoxville, TN. The conference includes three Spotlight Speakers and nineteen workshops.
NCCAA Legislative Breakfast – SEACAA Executive Leadership Certifications – After Flo Community Benefit Concert – Reentry Week in NC – Privatization of NC Medicaid – 2019 NCCAA Annual Conference (May 14-17) – and more!
Bill passed by Indiana Senate would expand payday and subprime lending – Vectren donates $348K to IN-CAA for 2019 Share the Warmth Program – Community Impact stories – Spotlight on Professionals
2019 NCCAA Annual Conference: Preliminary Agenda … Board Summit … ROMA Deep Dive … AFTER FLO Benefit Concert – NCCAA Hall of Fame Awards Nomination Form and 2017 Inductees – NC Poverty Simulation Experience – Kaiser Family Foundation: Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity and NCCAA’s Healthy Homes Initiative – NCCAA’s New Grounds Coffee social enterprise project – and more!
Doing HR – The Right Way! is a full-day of training scheduled for March 6 in Birmingham and March 7 in Montgomery.
How the shutdown opened a window on poverty in America – Community Action Association of Alabama Workshop for HR Professionals – Community Action Partnership webinars – NASCSP CSBG Annual Report Tools
Georgia’s State of Hope Initiative – National Community Action Impact Report – Positive feedback on SmartQuest training through Georgia state CSBG office – Annie E. Casey Foundation issues RFP to help Atlanta residents gain skills and jobs – Webinars and resources from national partners – 2020 Census jobs – and more!
Community Action National Impact Report – 2019 Annual NCCAA Conference and related events including 2019 NCCAA Board Summit, ROMA Deep Dive for Certified Trainers & Implementers, Community Benefit Concert to benefit Hurricane Florence efforts and NCCAA Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon – NC Poverty Simulation Experience – NCCAA’s New Grounds Coffee social enterprise project – and more!
SEACAA Executive Leadership Certifications (web-based) – 2019 SEACAA Annual Conference: Call for workshop proposals – Call Congress website – Six Policies to Reduce Economic Inequality – NCCAA Healthy Homes Initiative – and more!
Community Action Kentucky invites you to submit a proposal to present at our Annual Conference to be held June 5-6 in Louisville, Kentucky. Submission deadline is March 8, 2019.
Tennessee’s CCAP kickoff – “A Job I Love” story of success – 2018 Force for the Future Conference – SCHRA Fighting Opioid Abuse – Community Action Spirit including MECAA’s Operation Holiday Cheer and DCEA’s #HopefulHolidays series of success stories
The Tennessee Association of Community Action Agencies has published its 2017 annual report to highlight the work of Tennessee’s Community Action Agencies.
What you can do to help Florida and North Carolina recover from Hurricanes Florence and Michael – SEACAA conference highlights – KCEOC’s miniature house project – NCCAA Releases Economic Impact Study – MECAA’s transportation services for seniors – and more!
The South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships continues its series of monthly webinars in partnership with Jean Block, National Expert Fundraiser and Author. Upcoming topics Open Session – You Decide the Topic! (Nov. 13) and Year-End Analytics (Dec. 11).
SWHRA receives regional award for Fatherhood and Be a Responsible Mother Programs – MCCAA receives $10K as staff member honored as a TIAA Difference Maker – CAC board member receives Annual Convention Scholarship Award – Chattanooga OFE 2Gen Initiative – UETHDA partnering with local high school to give students a jump start on college.
Recap of RPIC IVA Face to Face Cohort Meeting – 2019 State T/TA Plan Template – Upcoming GCAA Training Opportunities and Events
September is National Wellness Month with a focus on self-care – Report: Energy Costs are a Higher Burden on the Rural Poor (nearly three times as high as national average) – CSBG Discretionary Funds support special programs under three Georgia CAAs – and more!
The Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies 2018 annual conference is being held from Sept. 18-21 in Orlando, FL. Conference highlights include a SEACAA’s Poverty Symposium , Jimmie Samuel Day of Service, new executive administrator orientation, keynote speakers, 17 workshop sessions, and 2018 SEACAA Awards.
NCCAA’s Advisory Council includes representatives from Duke Energy, NC DHHS, Public Media NC, PNC Bank, News and Observer and BC/BS of NC – Blue Cross NC’s Healthy Home Initiative – 2018 NCCAA Statewide Opioid Symposium (Sept. 25) – NCCAA Case Management Certification Training – NCCAA’s New Grounds Coffee social enterprise project.
This day-long event will feature Dr. James Johnson, distinguished UNC professor, sharing his groundbreaking research on poverty & demographics, as well as, perspectives from local college & university students. With events also built around reaching out to the next generation of poverty-fighters, we will end the day with a poverty simulation, so participants can get a real-world peak at the realities of living in poverty.
The South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships continues its series of monthly webinars in partnership with Jean Block, National Expert Fundraiser and Author. Upcoming topics Show Me the Unrestricted Money! (Sept. 11) and Setting Up the Year-End FUNdraising campaign (Oct. 9).
SEACAA Poverty Symposium (Sept. 18) – Upcoming events: SEACAA Annual Conference (Sept. 18-21) and NCCAA Statewide Opioid Symposium (Sept. 25) – Passage Home names new CEO – NCCAA case management training.
2018 NCCAA Opioid Awareness Symposium – Whole Family Approach COP Framework – First Regional Poverty Simulation being held at SEACAA Annual Conference – Benefits of Intergenerational Giving – NCCAA Case Management Certification Program – and more!
GCAA’s 2018 Annual Conference will be held from July 16-20 in Savannah, GA. More than 40 workshops will be offered as well as an Awards Banquet.
The South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships continues its series of monthly webinars in partnership with Jean Block, National Expert Fundraiser and Author. Topic for August and September: Show Me the Unrestricted Money!
2018 TACA annual training conference wrap-up and Community Action Month kickoff – MAC participating in national Whole Family Institute – MCCAA partners with Medical Mission at Home for Mobile Medicine Services – and more including new TN ROMA trainers!
2018 NCCAA Annual Conference agenda – NCCAA hosts NEW Reentry Week events – NCCAA concludes $250K healthy homes beautification initiative – NCCAA Opioid Forum: View the broadcast – and more!
This full-day event is being hosted by the North Carolina Community Action Association on May 8. View the UNCTV film: “A Crisis: North Carolina’s Opioid Battle” to be shown followed by a panel discussion during the forum.
The South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships continues its series of monthly webinars in partnership with Jean Block, National Expert Fundraiser and Author.
The North Carolina Community Action Association’s 2018 Annual Conference is being held from May 8-11. Along with workshops and speakers, special events include Day of Service, The Indispensable Assistant Training, 2018 NCCAA Awards Luncheon, and 2018 NCCAA Board Summit.
2018 NCCAA Annual Conference: Special events inc. Statewide Board Leadership Summit, NC Opioid Forum, and 2018 NCAA Day of Service – NC Case Management Certificate Program – A National Imperative: Joining Forces to Strengthen Human Services in America – NCCAA Membership Benefit: Virtual CAP RoundUP – and more!
The Tennessee Association of Community Action’s Annual Training Conference will be held from April 30 – May 2 in Chattanooga, TN. More than twenty workshops are being offered.
The South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships and South Carolina State Head Start Association are co-hosting this conference, which is being held from April 2-8 in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Virtual Community Action Online ADVOCACY DAYS, #AWiseInvestment, 3/8 & 3/9 – NCCAA’s “Over Poverty” 2018 Annual Conference – NC’s first class of Nationally Certified ROMA Implementers – Keeping your nonprofit’s content on brand – America Can’t Fix Poverty Until It Stops Hating Poor People by John A. Powell and Arthur Brooks – NEW Grounds Coffee supports NCCAA Reentry Program
January is Poverty Awareness Month – April ROMA NPTP Training Session – RPIC IVA NCRI Phase II – and more!
The South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships is presenting this series of monthly webinars in partnership with Jean Block, National Expert Fundraiser and Author.
New Shelby County CSA executive director – Delta HRA transportation assists heart transplant recipient – Knoxville CAC model weatherization training home – MECAA two-gen approach to dental care – TACA hosts ROMA Train-the-Trainer classroom session – and more!
More Thoughts about Hunger and Poverty on Thanksgiving – NCCAA Holiday Shopping Ideas – MDRC testing a range of reentry interventions – Agency updates – and more!
Introduction to the effective use of social media engagement and advertising. By the end of the webinar you will understand what social media options are available and how they can each be maximized using techniques to keep your followers engaged.
The Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies 2017 annual conference is being held from Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 in Biloxi, SC. Conference highlights include a pre-conference workshop, Jimmie Samuel Day of Service, new executive administrator orientation, keynote speakers, 18 workshop sessions, and 2017 SEACAA Awards.
CAAs involved with Florida hurricane relief efforts – National Weatherization Day Planning & Communications Toolkit – CAPLAW interactive training modules
Shelby CSA administrator retires – Chattanooga YFD Foster Grandparent receives “Do the Right Thing” Award – CAC’s Beardsley Community Farm – TVA employees volunteer to paint BCCSA’s emergency shelter – 2016 TACA annual report – Ten complete pilot project certification as ROMA implementers.
NC Poverty Simulation – SEACAA coordinating donations to help victims and CAAs of Hurricane Irma – NCCAA’s Head Start Family Engagement Certification meets HS performance standard requirement – Disaster preparedness planning resources – Agency updates – and more!
Updates on “Holy Cow! Let’s End Poverty Initiative – How to Make Your Office More Efficient – NC CCAP Cohort – Head Start parent opens small business – Duke Energy Helping Home Fund – What Gives You Hope During Tough Times – Regional Board Summit – Indispensable Assistant Training – and more!
The Tennessee Association of Community Action Agencies has published its 2016 annual report to highlight the work of Tennessee’s Community Action Agencies.
The North Carolina Community Action Association has published its 2016 annual report to highlight the work of North Carolina’s Community Action Agencies.
Nashville’s MAC Mobile Youth Café – CAA Participant Success Stories – TACA Annual Conference Recap – TACA’s First Cohort of ROMA Implementer Candidates
2017 NCCAA Hall of Fame inductees and additional award presentations – Holy Cow! Let’s End Poverty t-shirts – NC web-based Head Start Family Engagement Certification – Policy Brief on how poverty affects the early relationships that shape a child’s social and emotional growth – CAPLAW Resources by Topic – NCCAA 2017 Wage Comparability and Personnel Practice Study – Nationally Certified ROMA Implementer training – and more!
The Georgia Community Action Association’s 2017 Annual Conference, Community Action: Removing Barriers/Changing Lives, will be held from July 18–21 in Savannah, GA. More than 30 workshops are being offered.
Keynote Speaker for SEACAA 2017 Annual Conference – Web-based Head Start Family Engagement Certification – President’s Corner – Cowkies for a Cause – SEACAA State News – Video tribute to Dr. William “Sonny” Walker – Living Cities #HereandNow Toolbox and Racial Equity Impact Assessment Toolkit – What Dows Poverty Do to the Brain – and more!
Community Action Kentucky’s 2017 Annual Conference is being held from June 13–15 in Lexington, KY. A poverty simulation is being held as a pre-conference event and three workshop tracks are being offered.
#BeCommunityAction – 2nd NCCAA Social Media Contest – Thriving in Times of Change – CAA Highlights – NCCAA works to launch NEW Reentry Council – The MOOvement Continues – Laughter Therapy: The Healing Power of Humor – and more!
The North Carolina Community Action Association’s 2017 Annual Conference is being held from May 9-12 in Concord, NC. Along with workshops and speakers, special events include Day of Service, Politics of Poverty Panel, separate luncheon with David Bradley, 2017 NCCAA Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon, and 2017 NCCAA Board Summit.
TACA’s Annual Training Conference will be held from May 1-3 in Chattanooga, TN. Nineteen workshops are being offered.
2017 NCCAA Board Summit – The Role of the Nonprofit Board: Four Essential Factors for Effective Governance – Day of Service to Benefit Veterans & Returning Citizens – NCCAA Launches New & Improved NCROMA.org – NCCAA Social Media Contest Update – and more!
SEACAA 2017 Annual Conference – National webinar on President’s proposed budget – Agency News – President’s Corner – NCCAA receives National Healthy10 Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation – and more!
Knoxville-Knox CAC VITA reaches out to the underserved – New TN DHS Commissioner – SETHRA CASA volunteers sworn in – Accountable Case Manager training – TN rep on CSBG Data Task Force – NCRI program for Tennessee part of national NCRI pilot – Preliminary agenda for TACA’s 2017 Annual Conference – and more!
Training opportunities at the 2017 NCCAA Conference – NCCAA partnership with National Business Training – Luncheon with David Bradley during the NCCAA Conference – Poverty Simulation conducted for full-house crowd of middle school students – Agency highlights – NCCAA receives national award – and more!
Introduction to ROMA Training through the North Carolina Community Action Association and the North Carolina Office of Economic Opportunity. The training will be offered twice: February 23 in Raleigh and March 9 in Rocky Mount.
Community Action Kentucky invites you to submit a proposal to present at our Annual Conference to be held June 14 -15, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. Deadline to submit proposal: March 3, 2017.
Politics of Poverty Panel – Blankets of Love program to benefit Hurricane Matthew victims – The Indispensable Assistant Summit – National Business Training offers tools for clients – Helping Home Fund helps thousands – Report offers insights on the high cost of poverty – Poverty Quiz – NCCAA social media contest – Luncheon with David Bradley – and more!
New executive director at DCEA – Guest appearance by 107-year-old Foster Grandparent volunteer – UETHDA hosts poverty simulation – ROMA NextGen – and more!
2017 NCCAA Conference (May 2017) – Five Surprising Things About Philanthropy – “Rising Together” philanthropy to improve the lives of women and girls – Poverty and Prosperity During the Holidays – NCCAA Membership Benefit: Access to Virtual CAP RoundUP – Two Generation Approach: A Natural Fit for Community Action – Updates on the Moovement to End Poverty – and more!
The Georgia Community Action Association has published its 2016 annual report to highlight the work of the association.
Holy Cow! Let’s End Poverty is about making poverty a part of the conversation and then being bold enough to do something about it. This branding strategy incorporates education, social media, a laugh or two and the opportunity to raise unrestricted funds to help community action agencies reach their maximum potential of helping people to help themselves and each other. Website includes Community Action Vendor Directory, Holy Cow Shop, Cow Tales (myths about poverty) and more!
Support NCCAA’s Rapid Response for hurricane relief – Scholarly research the benefits of children’s savings accounts – The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid – Social Media & Community Action plus Definitive Guide to Social Media Marketing – Affinity fundraising registration for nonprofits – and more!
Former NCCAA president elected president of national Partnership – NCCAA executive director becomes a CCAP – Holy Cow! Join the MOOvement to End Poverty (view the silent MOO-vie) – NCCAA 2015 Annual Report – and more!
New Head Start/Early Head Start Director – In-house job fair results in immediate hiring of agency clients – Re-purposed mobile services bus with Wi-Fi accessibility donated to agency – Successful Summer Child Nutrition Program at 81 locations includes two mobile sites – and more!
The Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies 2016 annual conference is being held from September 13–16 in Myrtle Beach, SC. Conference highlights include a pre-conference workshop, Jimmie Samuel Day of Service Socks for Seniors, new executive administrator orientation, keynote speakers, and 27 workshop sessions.
SEACAA 2016 Annual Conference – Cupcakes + Cocktails Fundraiser raises more than $10,000 – CareerFirst program for young adults – KCEOC Community Action Partnership customer satisfaction survey – SEACAA Mourns Loss of Dr. William “Sonny” Walker, A Champion for Change – Join the MOOvement to End Poverty – and more!
SEACAA 2016 preconference workshop: “Building High Involvement Teams” – Ten Reasons Why Strategic Plans Fail in Implementation – Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) program success story – Agency hosts AT&T Internet Access launch event – Meet Hope the Holy Cow! Let’s End Poverty ambassador in Austin – NCCAA and corporate partner to present annual convention workshop – and more!
The North Carolina Community Action Association has published its 2015 annual report to highlight the work of North Carolina’s Community Action Agencies.