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September 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

OACAA accepting nominations for 2021 Exemplary Program Awards – OACAA’s Vax-In-Action Campaign – IMPACT CA honored with local award for pandemic efforts – 2021 OACAA Annual Conference (Oct. 12-14) – Foundation Level Seminar Series (each Tuesday in Nov.) – Network News & Successes

DEI Insights, September 2021 – CAAP

CAAP’s Community Action Conversation on DEI (Sept. 28) – Understanding Gender Pronouns and Why We Use Them (CAAP DEI Quick Clip) – CAAP is here to help agencies expand DEI Initiatives

Agency Spotlights, September 2021 – CAAP

Client success stories: From Mexico To York, PA: Anayancy’s Dream to Become Independent (Community Progress Council) – CARES Rent Relief PHFA Program: Undergoing cancer treatment while choosing between paying bills and expenses like school photos is a reality for some people during COVID-19 (Central Susquehanna Opportunities)

September 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

CSBG reauthorization introduced (NCAF announcement) – Agency for Community Empowerment of NEPA launches Workforce Initiative Program – Upcoming events – CAAP September webinars – and more!

September 2021 Newsletter – CAFCA

Community Action Highlights inc. Powerful mural on CRT building to honor women’s leaders – News Items of Interest – CAA Community Events in CT CAAs involved with vaccine clinics & UniteCT bus – National & Regional Events

September 2021 Newsletter – MCAP

Impact Story: Montgomery County Community Advocacy Institute graduate visits the White House to discuss CTC – Grand opening of CAC’s Bauder Education Center – GCCAC’s Family Development Credential program – 2021 Virtual MCAP Human Services Conference (Oct. 12-14) – Network News – Strengthening State and Local Economies in Partnership with Nonprofits from the National Council of Nonprofits – Racism and the Economy: Housing from the Federal Reserve Bank – and more!

September 2021 Newsletter – NCCAA

NCCAA announces recent staff changes – NC Agency News inc. spotlight on NCCAA Healthy Homes Initiative – Association News inc. VirtualCAP RoundUP article on NCCAA Fellows program & NCCAA team in JFCAC’s Virtual Race Across America (Sept. 4-11) – and more!

August 2021 Newsletter – IACAA

Upcoming CAPLAW trainings – Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP) is back with study groups in Chicago & St. Louis – Q&A with Project NOW’s new Executive Director – Illinois CAA job openings

August 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

OACAA releases its 2021 State of Poverty report – OACAA’s Vax-In-Action Campaign – 2021 OACAA Annual Conference (Oct. 12-14) – Network News & Successes

August 18th Update – MCA

Access being provided to MCA’s Virtual Summer Conference session recordings & material – 2021 Leadership Lab series from MCA & the Professionals Forum (Sept. 30) – Upcoming webinars – COVID-19 resources – MCA partnerships with Capella University & Strayer University – and more!

Agency Spotlights, August 2021 – CAAP

Client success story from Northern Tier CAC: ESG program helps mother living in shed to escape domestic violence – Supports for Success program success stories with videos from Allegheny County DHS

DEI Insights, August 2021 – CAAP

CAAP’s Community Action Conversation on DEI (Sept. 28) – Easy-to-digest framework to help leaders understand the impacts of racism – DEI initiatives threatened as critical race theory debate escalates – CAAP is here to help agencies expand DEI Initiatives

August 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

SLHDA’s new agency name & mission statement – CAAP DEI Quick Clip: What are Microaggressions? – Upcoming events – CAAP August webinars – and more!

August 2021 Newsletter – CAFCA

Community Action Highlights inc. CRT’s Tee Off with Women event – News Items of Interest – CAA Community Events – National & Regional Events

August 2021 Newsletter – NCCAA

CADA Executive Director retires after 38-years of service with CADA – NC Agency News inc. successful NCCAA Big Pop Event in Charlotte – Network News inc. What does it take to escape poverty? (NCCAA blog posting) – SDOH: Oral Health – and more!

August 2021 Newsletter – ACAAA

ACAAA’s new Learning Management Systems offers courses to member agencies – CRDC selects new Executive Director – Access to on-demand training for ACAAA members & ACAAA’s Professional Development Archive – Free webinars by topic – Publications – and more!

July 2021 Newsletter – SCACAP

SCACAP celebrates Administrative Professional Day – SCACAP launches Employee Recognition Program – Local CAA Spotlights – SCACAP EHS-CCP & Board Governance updates – Statewide Job Openings and Hiring – SCACAP awarded $100K For Vaccine Equity & Access – SC’s new CCAPs – and more!

July 2021 Newsletter – IACAA

SB265 expands access to and improves Illinois Percentage of Income Payment Program (PIPP) – IACAA Family & Community Development Recertification Training – IACAA’s plans for 2021 professional development efforts – Illinois CAA job openings – Q&A with MCCA’s new Executive Director

July 2021 Newsletter – NYSCAA

A Word from NYSCAA’s CEO – NYSCAA & NYSWDA’s 2021 Annual Conference being held virtually in October 2021 – New York State Poverty Report – Agency Highlights – Monthly Myth Series: “Poor people don’t have to pay for a gym to stay fit and active” – CSBG National Partner Information – Additional Resources inc. Fact Check on Delta Variant – 2020 Fair Housing Trends Report – Making the Case for Investing Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds in Charitable Nonprofits – and more!

July 27th Update – MCA

Full program & featured speakers for MCA’s Virtual Summer Conference (Aug. 8-10) – 2021 Leadership Lab series from MCA & the Professionals Forum (Sept. 30) – Upcoming webinars – Online ceremony for 34 graduates of MCA’s Leadership Development Institute – MCA partnerships with Capella University & Strayer University – and more!

DEI Insights, July 2021 – CAAP

Declares racism a public health crisis (access related resources) – CAAP launches new web pages to support DEI – CAAP DEI Quick Clip: What are Microaggressions? – Results of CAAP survey: DEI training needs – CAAP’s Community Action Conversation on DEI (Sept. 28)

July 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

OACAA’s Vax-In-Action Campaign (monthly gift card drawing) – 2021 OACAA Annual Conference (Oct. 12-14) – OACAA holding Community Action Leadership Training (Aug. 2021) – Network News & Successes inc. CAA CEO featured in Career + Lifestyle Magazine & CAC offering leadership development workshop

July 14th Newsletter – MASSCAP

Continuing importance of CAA programs helping to stabilize lives beyond the pandemic – MA FY22 Budget prioritizes needs of the most vulnerable – Making a Difference: VITA program helps woman pay for professional recertification fee – and more!

July 14th Update – MCA

Full program & keynote speakers for MCA’s Virtual Summer Conference (Aug. 8-10) – NEUAC seeking LIHEAP stories – 2021 Leadership Lab series from MCA & the Professionals Forum (Sept. 30) – Community Action Board Governance Training (webinar – pick from six dates in August) – MCA partnerships with Capella University & Strayer University – and more!

July 2021 Newsletter – NCCAA

NCCAA encouraging donations to local CAAs to combat problems associated with the pandemic – NC Agency News, Publications and Features – Network News inc. CADA appoints new Executive Director & postings by NCCAA Communications Fellows – SDOH: Housing – and more!

July 2021 Newsletter – ACAAA

ACAAA’s new Learning Management Systems offers courses to member agencies – CDCAA selects new Executive Director – Access to on-demand training for ACAAA members & ACAAA’s Professional Development Archive – Free webinars by topic – Publications – and more!

July 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

CPCA selects new Executive Director – CAAP launches new website – Upcoming events – CAAP July webinars – and more!

July 2021 Newsletter – IACAA

IACAA’s plans for 2021 professional development efforts – Illinois CAA job openings – 2021 Illinois WAP trainings – No-cost grant writing services for community partners from SEDAC – Family Service agency success story – Current funding opportunities related to building renovation or new construction

2021 CAM Newsletter – SCACAP

Community Action Hero: Sargent Shriver with a brief introduction to the origin of “community action” – SC Community Action Month Proclamation – Community Action Month activities carried out by South Carolina CAAs

June 2021 Newsletter – IN-CAA

CAPWI provides 2,000 state park family passes – CAPWI names 2021 Joan E. Cline Memorial Scholarship winner – Pace CAA health care worker honored during Indianapolis 500 – IIWF welcomes new senior policy analyst – LHDC announces Section 8 HCV program waiting list opening in five IN counties

June 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

MYCAP featured on CNN – 2021 OACAA Summer Conference (Oct. 12-14) – OACAA holding Community Action Leadership Training (Aug. 2021) – Network News & Successes

June 2021 Newsletter – NYSCAA

A Word from NYSCAA’s CEO – 2021 New York State Poverty Report – Agency Highlights – Monthly Myth Series: “Homosexuality is a choice” – CSBG National Partner Information – Additional Resources inc. NY Human Services Council report: How Human Services Supported Communities Through COVID-19 and Recommendations to Support an Equitable Recovery – and more!

June 2021 Newsletter – SCACAP

SCACAP launches Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Project – SCACAP’s 2021 Juneteenth Celebration: Driving Change Through Community Conversations Training & Juneteenth Brain Brawl

DEI Insights, June 2021 – CAAP

Creating a DEI Action Plan (video from CAAP’s first DEI Learning Lab) – Critical Race Theory (TedTalk and interview with Kimberlé Crenshaw) – The Roots of Structural Racism (June 22 webinar from the Othering & Belonging Institute) – CAPLanc staff view talk on How Diversity and Inclusion will Drive Workplaces & upcoming plans to deepen DEI strategies – CAAP celebrates Pride Month (The intersections of health, housing, and equity for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, June 21 session)

Agency Spotlights, June 2021 – CAAP

Two success stories from STEP, Inc.’s Weatherization Assistance Program – Five success stories from LCCA’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program

June 2021 Newsletter – CAFCA

CT energy assistance deadline extended to June 15 – Community Action Highlights – News Items of Interest inc. CAM op-ed by CT CAA executive director & CT CAA meets with U.S. Senator and Congressman to promote passage of Pres. Biden’s American Families Plan – National & Regional Events

June 2021 Newsletter – NCCAA

NCCAA’s Sleeves Up North Carolina Vaccine Campaign – NC Agency News, Publications and Features inc. NEW Reentry documentary with client success stories & Dismantling Poverty in Charlotte (brief video) – Network News inc. NCCAA’s Equity Starts Here Challenge: Continued Learning – and more!

June 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

TCCA’s Executive Director named Business Woman of the Year – Union Snyder CAA provides sample COVID-19 Mitigation Plan – CAAP providing resources to help promote & celebrate Juneteenth – CAAP June webinars – and more!

June 7th Update – MCA

Talking Social Justice with MCA Executive Director (Tedi Talks podcast) – BMAC seeks new CEO – MCA Virtual Summer Conference (Aug. 8-10) – Developing a Logic Model (June 15 webinar) – What America Believes About Homelessness (June 15 webinar) – 2021 Leadership Lab series from MCA & the Professionals Forum (Sept. 30) – Navigator Funding Information (June 9 webinar) – MCA partnerships with Capella University & Strayer University – and more!

DEI Insights, May 2021 – CAAP

PA CAAs strengthen DEI plans (view the recording of CAAP’s workshop on Racial Justice: Principles to Practice) – Video from CAP’s Equity Summit: Re-Imagining the Color of Law: Repurposing the Problem – Short video: The Massacre of Tulsa’s Black Wall Street – STEP Inc.’s Social Justice Committee creates “on the Walls” poster series – CAAP celebrates diversity during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (see event videos & resources)

Agency Spotlights, May 2021 – CAAP

Blueprints’ Home Ownership Centers housing counseling services – CADCOM achieves success through The Fathers House – CSO’s Bridges to the Future youth program

June 2021 Newsletter – ACAAA

ACAAA’s 2021 Virtual Summer Conference (June 8 & 10, 15 & 17, 22 & 24), Access to on-demand training for ACAAA members & ACAAA’s Professional Development Archive – Free webinars by topic – Publications – and more!

June 2021 Newsletter – IACAA

IACAA’s June training calendar – Illinois CAA job openings – No-cost medical services from Delta Regional Authority – 2021 Illinois WAP trainings – No-cost grant writing services for community partners from SEDAC

May 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

Celebrating Community Action Month (reflections from OACAA’s Executive Director) – Upcoming Events – Network News & Successes inc. MYCAP Executive Director receives Humanitarian Award

May 2021 Newsletter – IN-CAA

NWICA’s Wellness and Activity Team – Upcoming IN-CAA trainings – Pace CAA HS parent leads the way for advocacy – Pace CAA announces scholarship winners – LHDC recognizes Employee of the Year – CAPWI EHS teacher aide receives AA degree

May 2021 Newsletter – NYSCAA

A Word from NYSCAA’s CEO – 2021 New York State Poverty Report – Upcoming NYSCAA/DOS virtual regional meetings – Agency Highlights – Monthly Myth Series: “Impoverished Americans can rise from rags to riches with nothing but hard work” – CSBG National Partner Information – Additional Resources inc. NYS Self-Sufficiency Standard report & various items on increasing vaccine levels in underserved populations – and more!

May 2021 Newsletter – MCAP

HSC Success story – MCAP celebrates Community Action Month with Trivia Contest and CAM Symposium (May 26-27) – MCAP Social Justice Committee – Coaching the Whole Family Approach Masterclass – Worthwhile Webinars – Best Practices in Emergency Assistance from NLIHC & NLC – and more!

May 2021 Newsletter – SCACAP

SCACAP receives $10K of hand sanitizers for distribution – PCA event as part of Read Across America – SCACAP EHS-CCP update – Two SC CAAs with nationally approved community-level initiatives – Summary of 2021 SCACAP Spring Training Conference – and more!

May 2021 Newsletter – ACAAA

Access to on-demand training for ACAAA members & ACAAA’s Professional Development Archive – Free webinars by topic – Publications – and more!

May 2021 Newsletter – CAFCA

Free VITA tax preparation through CT CAAs – Community Action Highlights – News Items of Interest inc. CT legislature appoint commission to study racism as public health crisis & CT State Treasurer’s proposal to invest in children born into poverty – National & Regional Events

May 4th Update – MCA

MCA Awards & Legislative Day (May 19) – 2021 Leadership Lab series from MCA & the Professionals Forum – COVID-19: Employers can request free vaccination clinics from Meijer, Walgreens & Rite Aid – 3 Tips to Bridge Workplace Security & Productivity (May 18 webinar)  – MCA partnerships with Capella University & Strayer University – and more!

April 2021 Newsletter – NYSCAA

A Word from NYSCAA’s CEO – Upcoming NYSCAA/DOS virtual regional meetings – Agency Highlights – Monthly Myth Series: “We can predict, with certainty, which children will be maltreated based on risk factors” – CSBG National Partner Information – Additional Resources inc. 2021 Self-Sufficiency Standard for New York & NY legislation signed to provide affordable internet to low-income families – and more!

May 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

Alan Jennings, CACLV’s executive director retiring after 40+ years CAAP – Dan Leppo serving as CAAP’s Acting CEO – Farewell video message to Susan Moore from David Bradley upon her retirement as CAAP’s CEO – New CAAP DEI Insights newsletter – Resources for CAAs – and more!

May 2021 Newsletter – NCCAA

NCCAA Equity Starts Here challenge for Community Action Month – NC Agency News, Publications and Features inc. NCCAA trademark pending for The Big Pop Up & SDOH: Combatting Toxic Stress – Funding Opportunities – and more!

April 2021 Newsletter – IN-CAA

Free coaching & HR consulting for IN CAA’s – Upcoming IN-CAA trainings – CAPWI Head Start engaged in two-year trauma-informed care initiative – Brightpoint takes over management of low- to moderate income housing community – Pace CAA offers STEM camp scholarships – and more!

Agency Spotlights, April 2021 – CAAP

CAPLANC’s Parents As Teachers program helping a mother find needed personal time and employment – Food Deserts: 19 Million Americans Live In Them (NPR story) – TCCA launches Farmers Market to address food desert in a Harrisburg neighborhood

April 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s Our Turn (letter from OACAA’s Executive Director) – Upcoming Events – Network News & Successes

April 19th Update – MCA

Announcements inc. COBRA subsidy guidance from DOL – Managing Conflict in the Workplace webinar (April 20) – COVID-19 Resources inc. workplace reopening resources – Technology Resources inc. info on email phishing attacks & protecting against email hacking – DEI Resource: Racial Equity in Financial Empowerment Program Design (Community Action Partnership) – MCA partnerships with Capella University & Strayer University

April 2021 Newsletter – MCAP

Harford CAA’s new mobile outreach vehicle – MCAP Rescue and Relief Act Webinar Series & Toolkits – MCAP Community Action Month Symposium (May 26-27) – Tips & Tools inc. Multicomponent intervention recommendations to increase appropriate vaccinations & Critical Time Intervention for Rapid Re-Housing Resource Page – Worthwhile Webinars – and more!

April 2021 Newsletter – NCCAA

NCCAA Annual Conference (May 11-14, virtual) – NC Agency News, Publications and Features inc. NCCAA distributes more than 40,000 Amazon products & SDOH: Food Insecurity – Funding Opportunities – and more!

April 2021 Newsletter – ACAAA

New ACAAA Professional Development Director – Access to on-demand training for ACAAA members & ACAAA’s Professional Development Archive – Free webinars by topic – Publications – and more!

April 2021 Newsletter – CAFCA

CT CAAs offering free tax preparation through VITA – Community Action Highlights inc. New Opportunities, Inc. appoints new CEO with James Gatling retiring after 42 years & TEAM, Inc.’s press conference with Cong. Rosa DeLauro and CT. Lt. Governor – News Items of Interest inc. Benefits cliff could be issue with CT’s minimum wage hike – National & Regional Events

April 5th Update – MCA

Announcements inc. COVID Relief Fund helps get running water into homes of rural low-income residents – Managing Conflict in the Workplace webinar (April 20) – COVID-19 Resources inc. PPE to prevent spread of COVID-19 are tax deductible – Technology Resources from TechSoup – DEI Resource: Practice Transformation Resources (Community Action Partnership) – MCA partnerships with Capella University & Strayer University

April 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

CAAP CEO Susan Moore retiring on April 30 – New executive director for CACLV – HUD’s Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program (May 4 deadline to apply) – Software app for processing rental assistance – PA law provides free IDs to the homeless – RISE PA: Statewide tool to connect people with critical services – CAAP Education Webinars – and more!

March 2021 Newsletter – NYSCAA

A Word from NYSCAA’s CEO – Upcoming NYSCAA/DOS virtual regional meetings – Agency Highlights – Monthly Myth Series: “Gender inequality is not a big issue for developed countries like the U.S.” – CSBG National Partner Information – Additional Resources inc. Urban Institute report on Young People and Tax Credits – and more!

March 2021 Newsletter – IN-CAA

$43K from Anthem Foundation for SCCAP’s Thriving Connections program – CAA staff member appointed to Indiana statewide board – Pace CAA holds swag event to build awareness of its services – Three CAAs featured in IHCDA Magazine inc. cover story on CAPE CEO’s successful leadership for nearly four decades – and more!

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!

March 23rd Update – MCA

Announcements inc. new executive director for Saginaw Co. CAC – Managing Conflict in the Workplace webinar (April 20) – COVID-19 Resources inc. COVID-19 Vaccine Facts (infographic) – DEI Resources (Community Action Partnership’s Equity Summit, April 19-21) – MCA partnerships with Capella University & Strayer University

Agency Spotlights, March 2021 – CAAP

BCOC partnerships for housing assistance & Wheels2Work – CAPLANC’s Parents as Teachers program adapts to virtual engagement with families – PCSI’s Pardon Hub

March 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

OACAA surveying members on attending in-person events – Upcoming events inc. professional development courses from OSU’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs – Network News & Successes inc. IMPACT Community Action’s significant efforts with eviction prevention assistance – and more!

March 11th Newsletter – MASSCAP

Increased importance of CAA programs helping to stabilize lives during the pandemic – MASSCAP’s FY22 Public Policy Priorities – Making a Difference: MA CAA’s VITA program helps single mother open daycare business – and more!

March 11th Update – MCA

Announcements – Webinars inc. MCA’s Social & Racial Justice Team webinar series – Grant/Funding Opportunities – DEI Resources (Health Equity, Place and Race with Dr. Georges Benjamin) – MCA partnership with Capella University

March 2021 Newsletter – MCAP

Quote for the Month – MCAP’s successful virtual Community Action Day & 2021 legislative priorities – MCAP Events inc. two new Master E-Courses – Tips & Tools inc. Getting Your Message Across with the Effective Communications Checklist from MDRC – Worthwhile Webinars – and more!

March 2021 Newsletter – NCCAA

2021 NCCAA Annual Conference (Virtual), May 10-14 – NCCAA ED Sharon Goodson recognized as the Carolina Hurricanes’ Hero of the Game – NC Agency News – SDOH: Housing – Funding Opportunities – and more!

March 2021 Newsletter – CAFCA

CAFCA COVID PSA – CT CAAs offering energy assistance & free tax preparation (press releases) – Community Action Highlights inc. CAFCA op-ed advocating for $5m for flexible Client Support Fund – News Items of Interest – National & Regional Events

March 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

Blueprints receives top award of $25K Charity of Excellence from community foundation – High Quality Early Childhood Education and Homeless Children (PEC report with more than 50 recommendations) – PA Unites Against COVID (PA DOH website) – CACLV’s CADCA receives $3.9M to help inner-city youth thrive – CAAP Education Tracks have begun – and more!

February 2021 Newsletter – IACAA

IACAA Families of Distinction Awards nomination process – IACAA’s March training calendar – 2021 IACAA Virtual Conference (May 3-4) – Updated OSHA Guidance for COVID-19 in the Workplace – 2021 Illinois WAP trainings – New OHS Director announced

February 2021 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Monthly Myth Series: “Slavery was limited only to the southern United States” – NYSCAA’s 2021 Emerging Leaders Institute – Agency Highlights inc. SCAP’s Long Story Short campaign & Black History Month Spotlight on founder & first executive director of CAOWNY – CSBG National Partner Information – Additional Resources inc. Interactive map by Congressional district of workers that would be affected by national $15 minimum wage (EPI) & Facing the Facts about Housing Injustice will Help Pave the Way to Racial Equality (Urban Institute) – and more!

February 2021 Newsletter – SCACAP

SCACAP Staff Training Retreat & First Grant Writers’ Circle Project – Former OCAB Youth Leadership Program participant now serving in the Biden administration – SCACAP EHS-CCP update – 2021 SCACAP & SC State Head Start Association (Virtual) Spring Training Conference (March 30 – April 2) – and more!

February 2021 Newsletter – IN-CAA

Lots of new features on IN-CAA’s & IIWF’s new websites – IIWF policy priorities gaining traction in the IN General Assembly – 2021 IN-CAA training calendar – Pace CAA monthly ‘Happy Hour’ Zoom calls – Brightpoint COVID-19 Development Fund for small businesses – IIWF weekly ‘Inside the Statehouse” Zoom sessions – and more!

February 22th Update – MCA

Announcements – Webinars inc. MCA’s Social & Racial Justice Team webinar series – COVID-19 Resources (MI Interim COVID-19 Strategy Guidelines) – DEI Resources (MI Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccine) – MCA partnership with Capella University

Agency Spotlights, February 2021 – CAAP

Stories of the progress, successes and impact our PA CAAs are having, both in response to Covid-19 and to the challenges our individual neighbors & communities face each day

February 2021 Newsletter – MCAP

Quote for the Month – UCAP’s Success: Shepherd’s Cove Shelter for Women and Children – MCAP Events inc. 2021 Virtual Advocacy Day (Feb. 24) – Worthwhile Webinars – Tips & Tools inc. Racial Equity Toolkit from NAEH to evaluate the vaccination process & Nonprofit e-book from Wipfli on how nonprofits can respond, recover and revitalize from COVID-19

February 8th Update – MCA

Announcements – Webinars inc. MCA’s Social & Racial Justice Team webinar series – COVID-19 Resources – DEI Resources inc. MI COIVD Symptoms app & Vaccine materials for minority audiences – Ideas & activities for Black History Month

February 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

SCCAP CEO appointed board chair for WellSpan Health – Reflections on February as Black History Month – Results of PA CARES Rent Relief – PA DHS releases Racial Equity Report featuring areas of focus for DHS – CAAP hosting monthly education webinars under five tracks in lieu of an annual conference – In Memorium: E. Phillip McKain, former CAAP & local CAA ED – and more!

February 2021 Newsletter – CAFCA

CT CAAs Offering Free Tax Preparation Assistance: Over 10,000 people filed at CAAs last year – Community Action Highlights – News Items of Interest – National & Regional Events

February 2021 Newsletter – NCCAA

NCCAA Pop Up event serves over 1,000 cars: Almost $1M received in financial or in-kind donations – NCCAA’s coffee blend supports people in need – NCCAA Case Management and HS Family Engagement certifications – NC Agency News, Publications and Features – Funding Opportunities – and more!

January 2021 Newsletter – IACAA

IACAA’s February/March training calendar – Call for Speakers/Session Topics for IACAA Virtual Conference (May 2021) – 2021 Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program trainings – IACAA’s statewide subscription to VirtualCAP RoundUP – and more!

January 2021 Newsletter – OACAA

2021 OACAA Exemplary Program Awardees – CEOGC rebrands as Step Forward – Nathan Keirns is the new CEO of LEADS, Inc. – and more!

January 2021 Newsletter – IN-CAA

Inside the Statehouse weekly Zoom calls from IN-CAA’s Indiana Institute for Working Families – IN CAA success stories – NWICA hosts first virtual conference with huge success – Upcoming INCAA trainings – INCAA’s statewide subscription to VirtualCAP RoundUP – IIWF Twitter chat on #paidleave – and more!

January 2021 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Letter from NYSCAA CEO – Monthly Myth Series: “No one in the United States goes hungry” – Agency Highlights inc. Saratoga County EOC new name is LifeWorks Community Action & Thomas U. Kim is CAOWNY’s new President & CEO – CSBG National Partner Information – Additional Resources inc. Kids, Families and COVID-19 (AECF), Resources to Support Young Children in the Wake of the Violent Mob in the US Capitol, (NHSA) and How Racism Can Affect Child Development (Harvard Center on the Developing Child) – and more!

January 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

2021 Management and Leadership Training Conference, Community Action Partnership (Feb. 3-5) – 2021 Winter Training Conference, NASCSP (March 8-12) – VirtualCAP RoundUP: A Unique Community Action Network Resource with PA DCED for providing each PA CAA with a subscription to RoundUP

January 26th Update – MCA

Announcements – War on Poverty Celebration Training, Berneitha McNair Consulting (Jan. 25-29 daily sessions) – COVID-19 Resources – DEI Resources inc. Brookings Institute looking for partners for effort to find solutions for housing devaluation in Black-majority neighborhoods (up to $1M in prize funds) – 7 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Your Office from Nine to Five

Agency Spotlights, January 2021 – CAAP

Stories of the progress, successes and impact our PA CAAs are having, both in response to Covid-19 and to the challenges our individual neighbors & communities face each day

January 2021 Newsletter – CAAP

Partnership MLTC Conference (Feb. 3-5) – NASCSP Winter Training Conference (March 8-12) – VirtualCAP RoundUP subscription provided to each CAA in PA by DCED

January 12th Update – MCA

Announcements – Generations in the Workplace (Jan. 19 webinar hosted by MCA’s Social and Racial Justice Team) – Apps that Address Food Insecurity (Feb 3 online demo event from TechSoup) – COVID-19 Resources inc. vaccine guidance for employers – National Day of Racial Healing (Jan. 19 – see template for creating Racial Healing and Racial Equity Proclamations) – and more!