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CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (6/9 edition)

CAAs: “Boot on the Ground” for $25M Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program – COVID-19 Response to Ending Homelessness: “Time to Make this New Reality Permanent” – Mobile Internet Access to Help with Job Search – Life during the Pandemic: Newspaper Photo Essay on CAA Executive Director – CAO Supports PBS Learn at Home for Pre-K to 12th Grade

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (5/19 edition)

CAA Leadership with COVID-19 Community Relief Funds – Support for Vets during the Pandemic: 3 SAs & 36 CAAs in 20 States – State HFA Emergency Rental Assistance Programs – Community Investment Partnership: Grants to Help Small Businesses Reopen – Creative Fundraising to Help with Food & Nutrition

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (5/12 edition)

CARES Relief & Recovery Services {Wayne Metro CAA web page & flyer) – $90K Raised through 55 Hour fundraising Drive – 24 Hours of Gratitude = 24 Quotes from CAA Staff – NLIHC Funding to VT CAAs plus Resources on COVID-19 & Housing/Homelessness – CACLV’s COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Relief Fund

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (5/4 edition)

NPR Highlights Community Action’s Changing Terrain with COVID-19 – Maine CAAs Chosen by Governor to Run $5M COVID-19 Rent Relief Program – KY State Association to Distribute $2M+ from Kentucky COVID-19 Fund – CAA Creates COVID-19 Express Business Loan Fund – Partnership with Delivery Service Using Volunteer Drivers – Masks for the Masses Using Volunteers & Donated Material

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (4/21 edition)

Service Delivery Using Drive-Through Access & Enclosed Office Suites – Telephone Appointments to Help Fill Out the 2020 Census – Financial Fitness Events using Facebook Live – Drop-In Center Continues Services to the Homeless – Three Types of Support for Food & Nutrition

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (4/16 edition)

Call Center created through community collaboration – Tech support to facilitate communication with staff – Child care for medical workers and first responders – Motels helping shelter the homeless – CAA produces “Stay at Home” video