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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!

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!

September/October 2019 Newsletter – CalCAPA

T&TA opportunities inc. Part 2 of NASCSP Community-Level Work (AR Module 3), CalCAPA ROMA Implementer Certification & Census 2020 training resources – CalCAPA receives Get Connected! grant to help LI families gain affordable internet access – New Executive Director Developed Program being created by CalCAPA and CA CSD – and more!

2019 Conference – Region IX RPIC

The 2019 Region IX RPIC Conference is being held from Sept. 16-18 in Honolulu, HI. Session topics include RPIC Engagement & Collaborating with State Offices, T&TA Needs, Effective Communications, Advocacy & Strategy on National Issues, Strategies for ROMA in the Region, Board Best Practices, Effective Fundraising Strategies, Learning Plans for CAAs and more!

July/August 2019 Newsletter – CalCAPA

CalCAPA online board member orientation & Moodle-based Learning Management System – CalCAPA receives Get Connected! grant to help LI families gain affordable internet access – CFPB’s 2020 Your Money Your Goals cohort to provide more intensive support for financial empowerment efforts (Sept. 6 deadline to apply) – and more!

May/June 2019 Newsletter – CalCAPA

Message from CalCAPA board president – CalCAPA online board member orientation – CalCAPA Connect: Communication hub for California CAAs – ROMA Implementer & Pathways to Excellence training – CA SB 298 (proposed) sets goal of cutting CA child poverty rate in half by 2039 – Fresno EOC hosts End of Child Poverty Bus Tour – and more!

March/April 2019 Newsletter – CalCAPA

Letter from CalCAPA executive director – CalCAPA Academy: New CA CAA learning management system – CalCAPA Connect: Communication hub for California CAAs – Pathways to Excellence & ROMA Implementer training – New Communications Model and Research Models for CAAs – and more!

2017 Annual Conference – ACAA

The Arizona Community Action Association’s Annual Conference is being held from July 27–28 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Twenty workshops are being offered.

2017 CalCAPA Annual Conference

The California Community Action Partnership Association is holding its 2017 Annual Conference from May 2-5 in Long Beach, CA. More than 30 workshop sessions are being held.

A Comprehensive Guide to Community Action Strategic Planning

The California Community Action Partnership Association and the Community Action Partnership have published this guide to not only empower CAAs to successfully meet the CSBG Organizational Standards, but to exceed them! Also see Strategic Planning Tools and Examples of CAA Strategic Plans (VirtualCAP Resource Information).

2016 CalCAPA Annual Conference

The California Community Action Partnership Association is holding its 2016 Annual Conference from May 11-13 in Sacramento, CA. Activities include Guest Speakers – Board Training for Public and Private Agencies – All-Day Leadership Institute – Legislator Education – Ten workshop sessions – Townhall: What is Poverty in the 21st Century?

2016 Poverty Summit: The Struggle Continues

The Summit is being held on March 29th and is sponsored by the California Community Action Partnership Association with the support of the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality.

Region IX RPIC Links – September 2015

Newsletter items include resources to assist in addressing the CSBG Organizational Standards – Webinars, TA Guides, Board of Directors material, and Agency Self-Assessment Tools.

CSBG Organizational Standards Training – CalCAPA

This accelerated template-based training provides CSBG-eligible entities with information, tools and techniques to build their capacity to deliver services to low-income individuals and communities.

ACAA 2015 Annual Conference

The Arizona Community Action Association’s Annual Conference is being held from May 7–8 in Mesa, Arizona.

March-10-2015 Newsletter – California Community Action Partnership Association

CRA 101 workshop on March 18th for nonprofit community organizations and government agencies only will give you a better understanding of the CRA and new tools for working with banks. Sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

2014 SNAP Challenge Blog

Participants share their experiences from the 2014 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Challenge sponsored by the the Arizona Community Action Association – a weeklong experience of living on just $27 a week for food conducted from Oct 6-13th.

Nevada Exemplary Practices Project

This project documented the tactics utilized by top performing Nevada agencies in the employment and green jobs sector. The purpose of documenting such tactics was so that the tactics may be implemented by other employment agencies and programs throughout the country.