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March 2021 Newsletter – GCAA

GCAA Annual Training Conference (July12-16) – COVID-19 vaccine factsheets – HCCT Spotlight: Coastal Plain Area CAA’s successful Men 4 Men Fatherhood Program – Factors Influencing Housing Decisions Among Low-Income Families (Annie E. Casey Foundation) – and more!

February 2021 Newsletter – SEACAA

Affordable Care Act enrollment reopens – Region IV SA & CAA news – SEACAA web-based professional certification programs – Region IV collaborates on Racial Equity 2030 grant proposal – Video of keynote speaker from SEACAA’s Fall Conference – COVID Response and Resources – and more!

RFP for WAP Training Vendor – FACA

The Florida Association for Community Action is soliciting proposals from qualified applicants to perform comprehensive training for all Weatherization Assistance Program providers in the state of Florida.  The Department of Economic Opportunity contracts with 18 local agencies to deliver the WAP to all 67 counties in Florida. Proposals due by December 11, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST.

November 2020 Newsletter – SEACAA

Articles on being effective working from home – 2020 SEACAA Annual Virtual Conference(Nov. 3-6) – Region IV SA & CAA News – SEACAA web-based certification programs – COVID Response and Resources – and more!

2020 Annual (Virtual) Conference – SEACAA

The Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies 2020 annual conference is being held from Nov. 4-6 with a pre-conference training event on Nov. 2. General sessions and workshops are scheduled each day and SEACAA’s Annual Awards will be presented.

2020 Annual (Virtual) Training Conference – FACA

The Florida Association for Community Action’s 40th Annual (Virtual) Training Conference is being held from August 12-13. Nearly forty workshop sessions are being offered and special activities include Social Justice and Racial Equity Forum – State of Community Action Today Forum – 2020 FACA Awards..

August 2020 Newsletter – SEACAA

Featured news articles on COVID-19 and racial justice – 2020 SEACAA Annual Virtual Conference(Nov. 3-6) – SEACAA web-based certification programs – Using social media for advocacy work – Region IV CAA News inc. NKCAC & CAC podcast: What’s the Protocol? (discussion with police leaders) – COVID Response and Resources – 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!

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 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)

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!

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

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.

September 2019 Newsletter – RPIC Region IV-A

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

2019 Annual Conference – SEACAA

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.

August 2019 Newsletter – SEACAA

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!

2019 Annual Training & Technical Assistance Conference – GCAA

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.

2019 Annual May Conference – CAAA

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.

2019 Annual Training Conference – FACA

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.

February 2019 Newsletter – RPIC Region IV-A

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

February 2019 Newsletter – Georgia Community Action Association

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!

January/February 2019 Newsletter – SEACAA

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!

September 2018 Newsletter – Georgia Community Action Association

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!

2018 Annual Conference – SEACAA

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.

2018 Poverty Symposium (Sept. 18) – SEACAA

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.