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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!

January 2021 Newsletter – MCAP

UPO’s Digital Equity Forum (virtual event on Jan. 14) – Voices from the Field: COVID-19 and Recession Surveys, Interviews, and Data from NAEH – Humane Housing and COVID-19 from Community Commons – UPO’s Annual MLK Jr. Memorial Breakfast (virtual event) with Sen. Cory Booker as keynote speaker (Jan. 15) – Strengthening the Executive Team from Bridgespan (online program) – and more!

January 2021 Newsletter – CAFCA

Community Action Highlights – News Items of Interest inc. Largest Increase in U.S. Poverty Recorded in 2020 (Forbes article) – Community Events – National & Regional Events

January 2021 Newsletter – ACAAA

ACAAA news inc. Quality Improvement Training for CAA staff – Access to on-demand training for ACAAA members – Free webinars – and more!

January 2021 Newsletter – NCCAA

NCCAA Pop Up events to get essential supplies to families – NCCAA’s coffee blend supports people in need – NCCAA Case Management and HS Family Engagement certifications – NC Agency News, Publications and Features – SDOH: Food Insecurity in NC – Funding Opportunities – and more!

December 2020 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Year-end letter from NYSCAA CEO – Monthly Myth Series: “Everyone looks forward to the holiday season” – Agency Highlights inc. Action for a Better Community’s virtual signature conference series: Racism is a Public Health Crisis – Attacking the 2 Pandemics (Jan. 14, 21 & 28) – CSBG National Partner Information – Additional Resources inc. Humane Housing and COVID-19 from Community Commons – and more!

December 2020 Newsletter – OACAA

2021 OACAA Virtual Winter Legislative Conference (Jan. 25-29) inc. workshop schedule & registration – OH CAA news items inc. Ohio CAA efforts through $50M Home Relief Grant

December 15th Update – MCA

Announcements inc. MCA encourages its member to apply to serve on MI bi-partisan commission to educate the public on COVID-19 vaccine – MCA’s Social and Racial Justice Team training series (3rd Tues. of each month, Jan-April) – COVID-19 vaccine facts & FAQs – Resources on blocking mobile attacks & social engineering red flags – National Day of Racial Healing (Jan. 19) – and more!

November/December 2020 Newsletter – IACAA

Call for Speakers/Content Submission Survey for IACAA Virtual Conference (May 2021) – IACAA’s January/February training calendar – CAPLAW’s COVID-19 web resources – 2021 Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program trainings

November/December 2020 Newsletter – IN-CAA

IN-CAA’s Indiana Institute for Working Families urges increased predatory lending protections during the pandemic – Life Skills Program success story from Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs – CAPWI receives grant for remote vehicle starters for its Mobility for Area Citizens program – REAL Services initiates computer classes for foster grandparents – and more!

December 2020 Newsletter – Missouri CAN

Expressions of gratitude from Missouri CAN team members – Missouri CAN’s efforts to promote moratoriums on utility disconnections – COVID-19 resources and information – and more!

December 2020 Newsletter – ACAAA

ACAAA news inc. Terry Bearden named ACAAA executive director & Quality Improvement Training for CAA staff – Access to on-demand training for ACAAA members – Free webinars – and more!

December 2020 Newsletter – CAFCA

2020 NECAP Fall Virtual Symposium (Dec. 8 & 9) – Community Action Highlights inc. HRA of New Britain’s new executive director & Tribute to CT Community Action leader – News Items of Interest inc. Rethinking the Poverty Measure – Community Events – National & Regional Events

December 2020 Newsletter – MCAP

Virtual celebration of CAAs 55th anniversary (Dec. 8) – COVID-19 winter planning resources for homeless system response – Investing in Future Leaders & Achieving Strategic Clarity: Online programs from Bridgespan with scholarship pool for nonprofits led by leaders of color (Dec. 15 deadline) – Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program grants (Feb 5 deadline) – Addressing Health Equity (MCAP online course) – Next Gen Community Action Leadership Training – and more!

December 2020 Newsletter – NCCAA

NCCAA’s NEW Grounds Coffee: The perfect holiday gift – NCCAA Case Management and HS Family Engagement certifications – NCCAA news inc. NCCAA’s Hurricane Recovery Plan & Disaster Recovery Packet – SDOH: What Does It Mean for Community Action – Funding Opportunities – and more!

November/December 2020 Newsletter – CalCAPA

CalCAPA selects David Knight as executive director (press release & video on why David wanted to join CalCAPA) – COVID Impacts on Customers in the Energy Sector (workshop recording & material) – CalCAPA Affinity Groups – and more!

November 2020 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Monthly Myth Series: “Poverty is only located in cities” – NYSCAA/NYSWDA Annual Conference (Dec. 1, 3 & 8) & Video highlighting work of NY CAA during the pandemic – Agency Highlights – Additional Resources inc. State-level data on child welfare from Child Trends & NY Online Learning Library for Community Action – and more!

November 30th Update – MCA

Announcements – CAAs in the news – Upcoming events including two free on-demand tech presentations – Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope (MCA book recommendation) – Guidance on interim rule requiring COVID-19 vaccine insurance coverage requirement – Employer payroll tax credits available for COVID-219 relief

November 16th Update – MCA

Announcements inc. post-election wrap-ups – Work from home resources – Upcoming webinars – 2B Inclusive Diversity Leadership Academy – Protecting workers in traditional office settings

November 2020 Newsletter – Missouri CAN

Letter from Missouri CAN Executive Director on the importance of voting and engaging with elected leaders and political processes – United in Purpose: Upcoming training to introduce new employees to the history, vision and values of Community Action – Missouri CAN Legislative Relationship Survey (coming soon) – Missouri CAN online submission form for COVID-19 successes & innovative stories from MO CAAs – and more!

November 2020 Newsletter – SCACAP

SCACAP’s efforts for National Head Start Awareness Month – Spotlight on Waccamaw EOC: WEOC CEO on panel for Virtual Summit hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta & WEOC featured in Designing Better Programs to Support Young Parent Families hosted by the Community Action Partnership – SCACAP EHS-CCP update – 2020 SCACAP & SC State Head Start Association (Virtual) Mid-Fall Conference (Nov. 30 – Dec. 4) – and more!

November 2020 Newsletter – NCCAA

Reflections on Sargent Shriver from 2020 NCCAA Annual Conference – NCCAA Case Management and HS Family Engagement certifications – NC Agency News, Publications and Features – Funding Opportunities – and more!

November 3rd Update – MCA

Announcements – MI CAAs in the News – 2020 Michigan Cybersecurity Conference (Nov. 12) – Crisis Toolkit to assist people experiencing various sorts of hard times – Microsoft remote work resources – and more!

October 2020 Newsletter – IACAA

Virtual Summit: Stronger Together: Building an Energy Efficiency Workforce (Nov. 6) – Upcoming IACAA webinars – IACAA’s 2020 Virtual Conference survey – and more!

October 2020 Newsletter – OACAA

Ohio CAAs receive CARES Act funding for rent, mortgages, water & sewer – OACAA’s 2020 Exemplary Program Awards – Upcoming OACAA events – OH CAA news items – and more!

September/October 2020 Newsletter – IN-CAA

Hoosier women sound the alarm on the economic impacts of COVID-19 (IIWF surveys & interviews) – Fall/Winter IN-CAA trainings – Pace CAA holds “Swag Bag” event – Hoosier Uplands receives $50K for affordable housing construction/rehab – CAPWI thanks its long-term employees

October 2020 Newsletter – NYSCAA

Update from NYSCAA’s CEO – Monthly Myth Series: “Benefits and assistance programs are available to too many people and are too generous” – NYSCAA/NYSWDA Annual Conference (Dec. 1, 3 & 8) & Video highlighting work of NY CAA during the pandemic – Agency Highlights – Additional Resources inc. COVID ActNow with state and county-level data & NY Online Learning Library for Community Action – and more!

October 19th Update – MCA

MCA mourns the loss of two Michigan Community Action heroes – MCA’s Social and Racial Justice Team holding screening of PBS’ documentary Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America – How to Build Rapport While Wearing a Face Mask from SHRM – and more!

October 2020 Newsletter – MCAP

Leveraging Crisis as a Springboard for Action and Innovation (webinar recording featuring Garrett Co, CAC) – Prioritizing Emergency Rental Assistance to Keep Renters in Their Homes (mapping tool from the Urban Institute) – CAA case studies: Leadership During Crisis: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic – 30 cybersecurity tips from Wipfli – MCAP’s 2020 Human Services Virtual Conference (Oct. 28-30) – and more!

October 2020 Newsletter – ACAAA

ACAAA news inc. ACAAA 2020 Virtual Annual Conference (register for Oct. 14 workshops) – NADC HS Director retires after 49 years of dedicated service – Free webinars – and more!

October 2020 Newsletter – Missouri CAN

Letter from Missouri CAN Executive Director on purchase of building for the association’s office & loss of CSBG T&TA contract under the State of Missouri – COVID-19 Fact Sheet Series from SelfMade Health Network – 2020 Election resources – Missouri CAN online submission form for COVID-19 successes & innovative stories from MO CAAs – and more!

October 2020 Newsletter – SCACAP

2020 SCACAP & SC State Head Start Association (Virtual) Mid-Fall Conference (Nov. 30 – Dec. 4) – Energy Awareness Month resources inc. Energy Saver Tool & Demo webinar (Oct. 14) – 2020 Census Call to Action – and more!

September 2020 Newsletter – MCAP

CAA ED joins Sen. Ben Cardin & others in webinar on COVID-19 response – Toolkit for Centering Racial Equity Within Data Integration – New initiative: Thriving Families, Safer Children: A National Commitment to Well-Being – MCAP’s 2020 Human Services Virtual Conference (Oct. 28-30) – and more!

October 2020 Newsletter – NCCAA

2020 NCCAA Conference (Oct. 28-30) & Board Summit (Oct. 27) – Returning Citizens and Voting – NCCAA Case Management and HS Family Engagement certifications – NC Agency News, Publications and Features – Funding Opportunities – and more!

October 5th Update – MCA

MCA Network Census Efforts A Success – FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund – 3 Ways to Motivate Your Team Through an Extended Crisis from the Harvard Business Review – Why we need to end the culture of “Cultural Fit” by Vu Lee, Executive Director of Nonprofit AF – and more!