Impact Story: First State CAA Vaccinates Delaware – Agency Spotlight: HSP of Carroll County is beneficiary of 2021 Carroll Times’ Holiday of Hope series – Community Action Tornado Relief Donations – Tips & Tools inc. Housing and Services Resource Center from HHS/HUD partnership – and more!
Impact Story: Frederick CAA Turkey Distribution & COVID Vaccine Clinic – Agency Spotlight: Harford CAA receives 2021 Chamber of Commerce award – Free MCAP Master Class: MCAP Community Action Month Symposium (open for participation by CAAs in other states) – Network News – Tips & Tools – and more!
Ribbon cutting for Intergenerational Center (Delmarva Community Services) – Agency Spotlight: Ribbon cutting for GCCAC’s rural, scattered site mixed income family development – CAC of Howard County retiring after 32 years – Free MCAP Master Class: COVID19, Anxiety and Self Care (open for participation by CAAs in other states) – Network News – Tips & Tools
Community Action Impact Story from HSP of Carroll County – Agency Spotlight: Community Assistance Network – UPO volunteer wins national AARP award – Free MCAP Master Class: Addressing Health Equity: Strategies for Implementation (open for participation by CAAs in other states) – Building Movement Project seeking nonprofits to test their race equity assessment tool – Financial ed resources from Maryland Auto Insurance – and more!
NASCSP’s virtual event celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Weatherization Assistance Program – State of the Field: Two-Generation Approaches to Family Well-Being (report with lessons learned from The Aspen Institute) – MCAP’s catalog of free Master Classes – OCS guidance on CSBG under the FY2022 Continuing Resolution – and more!
The Maryland Community Action Partnership is holding its 2021 Human Services Conference from October 12-14. Several keynote speakers are featured and there will be more than 30 workshops. Scholarships are being offered (apply by Oct. 5th).
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!
The Maryland Community Action Partnership is holding its 2021 Community Action Month Symposium from May 26-27. Opening sessions on Healing Centered Engagement will be held each day, 14 workshops are on the schedule and Community Action Month Awards under three categories will be presented.
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!
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!
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!
The Maryland Community Action Partnership’s 2021 Community Action Virtual Advocacy Day is being held to share how Community Action Agencies across the state are impacting low-income individuals and families.
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
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!
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!
The Maryland Community Action Partnership is holding its 2020 Human Services Conference from October 28-30. Several keynote speakers are featured and workshops are being offered in five tracks.
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!
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!
On August 18th, the Maryland Community Action Partnership is hosting an online workshop on The Impact of the Racial Divide. Participation from other states is welcomed.
On July 10th, the Maryland Community Action Partnership is hosting an online discussion on Social Justice & The War on Poverty: A Community Action Story. Participation from other states is welcomed.
Tool to help build a practical understanding of structural racism – 12 Quick Tips for Helping People Vote – 2020 Census Challenge Response Rate Toolkit – Answering Questions on Race in the Workplace – Strategically investing your stimulus funding – Part One of MCAP’s Racial Equity Webinar Series (open to participation from other states) – and more!
The Summit is being held on May 28th and 29th under theme of Learn Strategies for Navigating The Road to Recovery. The event begins with Coffee with CAPLAW: A Virtual Roundtable followed by workshops on work/life balance, housing strategies, health equity and more. Participation from other states is welcomed.
CAC of Howard County success stories with Crisis Cooling and hazardous electrical situation – 2019 Weatherization Day Toolkit – 2G Messaging Tools – UCAP event involving volunteers building a playground with KaBOOM! – and more!
CAN partners with Baltimore Co. Sailing Center to provide free summer program for children – Post-Secondary Success for Justice-Involved Individuals (webinar recording and related material from the Aspen Institute) – Excellence in Action reception celebrating UPO staff and the retirement of Dana M. Jones, President and CEO of UPO – and more!
HSP of Carroll County awarded Governor’s Citation for further developing its Volunteer and Internship Program – Resources for National Weatherization Day (Oct. 30) – The Value of Internal Program Monitoring in Community Action (Sept. 10 webinar) – State LIHEAP Fact Sheets 2019 – New Executive Director’s Institute – UPO’s Strengths-Based Leadership Certificate Program for Family Workers – and more!
CAPLAW’s Tips for CAAs and Head Start in Responding to ICE Inquiries – Prosperity Now’s Health is Wealth Network – 2019 New Executive Director’s Institute – UPO’s Strengths-Based Leadership Certificate Program for Family Workers – RX Racial Healing Workshop with Dr. Gail Christopher – and more!
Bill Introduced to Boost Tax Credits for Working Families – Tools & Articles Available for Engaging Fathers – Strengths-Based Leadership Certificate Program through the United Planning Organization – Transforming Perspectives: The Community Action Poverty Simulation (June 26 webinar)
The Maryland Community Action Partnership is holding its 2019 Human Services Conference from May 6-9 in Hunt Valley, MD. More than 40 workshops are being offered grouped in five tracks.
CAC of Howard County’s Healthy Families, Healthy Children Program – NPTP event for Region 3 certified ROMA professionals (July 11-12) – News & Tools – Upcoming events including 2019 MCAP Human Services Conference (May 6-9) – MCAP network job openings
Allegany HRDC staff completes online homelessness training – MCAP’s online tracking of state legislative bills – News & Tools – Upcoming events including 2019 MCAP Human Services Conference – MCAP network job openings
Montgomery County CAA hosts “Nuts and Bolts of Advocacy” workshop – New Prosperity Now Scorecard – News & Tools – Upcoming Events – MCAP network job openings
2019 MCAP Legislative Day (Feb. 19) and Legislative Priorities – MCAP partnering with Public Service Network to offer members customized media campaign building and distribution – Upcoming events – MCAP network job openings – and more!
CAA highlights – New 2Gen Housing Brief – CareerAdvance webinar (Dec. 12) – CHN insights on 2018 election and public charge – Bridgespan report on Success of Young People Climbing the Income Ladder in Rural America – Upcoming events – MCAP network job openings – and more!
CAA highlights – MCAP partnership helps members with discounted media distribution services – Aspen Postsecondary Success for Partners Initiative – Opportunity Zones for low-income communities – NCRC’s analysis of proposed CRA revisions – Upcoming events – MCAP network job openings – and more!
Washington County CAC’s Costa Rican Treehouse Raffle – CHN asking for input on proposed rules changing U.S, immigration system – Prosperity Now’s Financial Coaching Program Design Guide – Weatherization Day Toolkit from NASCSP – and more!
Resources from MCAP’s Roundtable on Storytelling – CAA fundraising at M&T Bank Stadium – News & Tools inc. Succession Planning for High-Performing CEOs, The State of Homelessness in America Report Building Blocks Out of Poverty Fact Sheet Use of Technology in Fight Against Opioid Crisis – and more!
UPO wins Community Action Award for Excellence – SHORE UP! Education Lab featured in 2016 CSBG National Performance Update – Mobility from Poverty podcast – Healthiest Communities (interactive database) – Advancing Advancing Racial Equity Within Nonprofit Organizations (report) – MDRC seeking innovative employment programs for evaluation project – and more!
CAC-HC: Front and center during flood relief efforts – CFE Fund RFP to integrate banking access into programs for high school youth – MCAP board engagement and recruitment roundtable – CAA Highlights – News & Tools
The Maryland Community Action Partnership is holding its 2018 Human Services Conference from May 1-3 in Annapolis, MD. More than 40 workshops are being offered.
The Maryland Community Action Partnership is holding its 2017 Human Services Conference, Facing the Future – Together, from May 2-4 in Towson, MD.
The Maryland Community Action Partnership has published the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Maryland 2012 to help Maryland families and individuals make progress toward real economic security. Tables are included with county-specific information for 472 family types
MCAP invites you to submit a proposal to present at our Annual Human Services Conference to be held May 2-4, 2017 in Towson, MD. Deadline to submit proposal: February 24, 2017.
The Maryland Community Action Partnership is holding its 2016 Human Services Conference – Partners in Excellence from May 3-5 in Towson, MD.
The Maryland Community Action Partnership has issued a Call for Presenters for its 2016 Annual Human Services Conference, which is being held from May 3-5 in Towson, MD. The deadline for proposals is January 31, 2016.
The Maryland Community Action Partnership is holding its 2015 Human Services Conference – Innovation: Changing with Time – from May 12-14 in Ellicott City, MD.
Garrett County Community Action Committee works in partnership with the Garrett County Board of Education to support teachers, children and families in achieving school readiness.
Garrett County Community Action Committee has developed extensive affordable housing ventures, as well as community and commercial facilities, to improve the quality of life for County residents. GCCAC is also supporting small local towns in creating and implementing strategies for revitalizing business districts and neighborhoods.