The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association’s 2021 Poverty Matters Conference will be held from September 8-9. The conference features 18 workshops and several plenary sessions.
The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association has published its 2019 annual report, which reflects the efforts and annual results of Wisconsin’s Community Action Network.
The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association’s 2019 Poverty Matters! Conference was held from September 11-12. See information on more than 30 workshops that were offered under six tracks.
Five reports have just been added: Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association’s 2018 Poverty Matters! Conference is being held from September 27–28 in partnership with SDC’s annual Poverty Summit. Twenty-nine workshops are being offered.
From the Wisconsin Community Action Program Association and the Institute for Research on Poverty University of Wisconsin-Madison: Overall poverty increased and poverty rates rose for children and elders as well using a tool called the Wisconsin Poverty Measure.
This “members only” event will include WISCAP Board of Directors meetings, WISCAP’s Annual Luncheon and Awards Ceremony, and several training sessions.
The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association has published its 2016 annual report to highlight the work of Wisconsin’s Community Action Agencies.
The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association’s 2017 Poverty Matters! Conference is being held from September 13–14 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Twenty-five workshops are being offered.
The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association has published its 2014 annual report to highlight the work of Wisconsin’s Community Action Agencies.
The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association supported the development of this report by the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. View the IRP webinar: The Wisconsin Poverty Report: How a state-level poverty measure can be used to advance poverty measurement and policy.
CAP Services has established a broad range of community and economic development efforts to help low-income individuals increase their self-sufficiency and to benefit the communities in which they live.
The Social Development Commission established the Family Friends Program that involves older adult volunteers helping homeless families move toward self-sufficiency.
CAP Services developed the Skills Enhancement Program that promotes increased family self-sufficiency by supporting career advancement through training and education opportunities. State and federal funding has enabled expansion of the program to eleven other CAAs in Wisconsin.
Western Dairyland Community Action Agency operates the Western Dairyland Business Center to assist individuals with development or expansion of their own business. The agency has also established Inventor and Entrepreneur Clubs to in Buffalo, Trempealeau and Jackson Counties to assist individuals trying to move new products to market and the Wisconsin Common Market as an e-commerce web site to assist Wisconsin businesses to sell their products online.
The Social Development Commission established the Youth Development Program to promote gang prevention, help at-risk youth, and stop alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse among youth.