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Webinar: Maximizing Your Social Media Presence – NCCAA

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.

2017 SEACAA Annual Conference

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.

Fall 2017 Newsletter – Tennessee Association of Community Action

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.

August 2017 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

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!

June/July 2017 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

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!

2017 Annual Training Conference – GCCA

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.

Summer 2017 Newsletter – Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies

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!

2017 Annual Conference – Community Action Kentucky

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.

2017 NCCAA Annual Conference

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.

Spring 2017 Newsletter – Tennessee Association of Community Action

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!

February 2017 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

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!

Intro ROMA Training – NCCAA and NCOEO

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.

January 2017 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

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!

December 2016 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

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!

Join the MOOvement to End Poverty – North Carolina Community Action 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!

November 2016 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

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!

Fall 2016 Newsletter – Tennessee Association of Community Action

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!

SEACAA 2016 Annual Conference

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.

Summer 2016 Newsletter – Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies

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!

August 2016 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

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!

July 2016 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

SEACAA Annual Conference – PNC Healthy Housing & Energy Neighborhood Beautification Improvement Program – 5K brings in $16K+ for home-bound meals – Poverty is a mindset – NCCAA ROMA certification training – Sonny Walker: A Community Action leader passes away – Order your Holy Cow t-shirts and caps – and more!

June 2016 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

2016 NCCAA Annual Conference: Workshop handouts and award presentations – Join the “Moovement to End Poverty” awareness and fundraising campaign – NCCAA serving as lead evaluator for Federal Abstinence Education Grant – Info on FLSA Overtime Exemption Rule – Agency highlights/updates – NCCAA case management training

May 2016 Newsletter – North Carolina Community Action Association

Bridges Out of Poverty – MOOvement and Cow-versations about Poverty – Community Action Month Toolkit – NCCAA Annual Conference and The Essential Piece staff recognition awards – Financial Empowerment Training Series – NCCAA to be lead evaluator for Federal Abstinence Education Grant Program – Agency Updates/Highlights – $224M for NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund – Duke Energy’s Helping Home Fund

Florida Commission of Poverty – Legislation Introduced

The Florida Association for Community Action would be a voting member of the commission, which would submit reports each January with recommendations for legislative, administrative, and regulatory reforms to facilitate efforts in mitigating the existence of poverty in Florida. Supportive remarks from FACA include references to related efforts in other states.

2015 Annual Training Conference – TACA

The Tennessee Association of Community Action’s Annual Training Conference will be held from November 2-4 in Knoxville, TN. Eighteen workshops are being offered.

SEACAA 2015 Annual Conference

The Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies 2015 annual conference is being held from October 19–23 in Myrtle Beach, SC. Conference highlights include two pre-conference workshops, Jimmie Samuel Day of Service Book Drive, new executive administrator orientation, Collective Impact keynote speaker, and 24 workshop sessions.

State CAP Association Member Survey – NCCAA

The North Carolina Community Action Association has developed a survey for members to share their candid thoughts and experiences about their NCCAA membership, so that NCCAA can continue to grow and best meet their evolving needs.

TACA 2014 Annual Report

The Tennessee Association of Community Action Partnership has published its 2014 annual report.

GCAA 2015 Annual Training Conference

The Georgia Community Action Association’s 2015 Annual Conference, Celebrating and Commemorating the Golden Anniversary of Community Action, will be held from July 7–10, 2015 in Savannah, GA.

NCCAA ROMA Training (April 15)

The North Carolina Community Action Association invites you to attend this Introduction to ROMA training session being held in Waynesville, NC.

2015 NCCAA Annual Conference

The North Carolina Community Action Association’s 2015 Annual Conference is being held from May 5-8 in Wilmington, NC.

GCAA 2015 Call for Conference Presenters

The Georgia Community Action Association is currently seeking workshop presentations for our 2015 Annual Conference to be held in Savannah, Georgia from July 7-10. The deadline for proposals is 5 PM EDT on Friday, April 10, 2015.

Florida 2014 Community Action Awards Program

The Florida Association for Community Action has established three awards to be presented at the upcoming FACA Annual Training Conference – Community Action Agency of the Year Award, Self-Sufficiency Award, and Volunteer Award.

CAK 2013 Annual Report

Community Action Kentucky has published its 2013 annual report highlighting the work of Kentucky’s Community Action Agencies.

CAK 2012 Annual Report

Community Action Kentucky has published its 2012 annual report to highlight the work of Kentucky’s Community Action Agencies – Tell Them Your Story: Building Stronger Communities.

North Carolina Poverty Report

This report from the North Carolina Community Action Association provides “a road map” to real solutions from the perspective of real people and community action leaders.

NCCAA Fellows Program

The North Carolina Community Action Association is seeking motivated, highly organized undergraduate and graduate students to serve as interns in 2013.

State of Working Georgia 2012

This report brings together a wide range of data on jobs, incomes, poverty, health insurance, and other economic conditions to explore the most important question facing Georgia’s leaders: how are ordinary working Georgians, the engine behind the state’s economy, faring?

NCCAA Youth Essay Contest

The North Carolina Community Action Association is sponsoring a Youth Essay Contest. North Carolina youth, ages 6 to 18 years old, are invited to enter the “Every Child is a Winner,” Face to Face With Poverty essay contest.

North Carolina Face to Face with Poverty Initiative

The North Carolina Community Action Association is launching a “Face to Face With Poverty” initiative for 2012 aimed to give North Carolina Community Action Agencies the opportunity to herald the urgent agenda of our low-income communities to key stakeholders.