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September/October 2020 Newsletter – CalCAPA

CA CSD updates (Dept. of Community Services and Development) – CalCAPA Executive Director search still open – Access recordings of recent CalCAPA webinars related to the impacts of COVID-19 on California – Region IX leadership updates

May/June 2020 Newsletter – CalCAPA

Community Action Network: COVID-19 Response Group – CalCAPA Academy’s learning approaches & course offerings – Community Action & Head Start Alignment – CalMoneySmart grants

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!

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 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.

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.

CalCAPA 2015 Annual Conference

The California Community Action Partnership Association is holding its 2015 Annual Conference from April 8-10 in San Diego, CA.

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.

Communications Planning Guide

This California/Nevada Community Action Partnership Reference Manual is designed to provide valuable information on how to approach the implementation of a successful communications program.

Framework for Economic Self-Sufficiency

The Community Action Partnership of Kern has developed a Framework for Economic Self-Sufficiency to support strategic planning by CAA’s with the primary purpose of cohesively fighting the causes of poverty.

Giffen Transitional Housing

The Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County established Giffen House to provide affordable transitional housing and support services for single mothers with children and single women.

HCA Emergency Financial Assistance Fund

The Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County administers the HCA Emergency Financial Assistance Fund to provide one-time emergency financial assistance to prevent homelessness.