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CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19

Special Editions of VirtualCAP RoundUP

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Community Action Agencies Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19, April 10
Brighten Your Days! Helpful Medicine for a Difficult Time, March 26

Previous Blogs (April - September)

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CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (9/16 edition)

⇒ Pathways to Employment: Living Wage Stipends & More for 500 Participants
⇒ Jump Start Your Future: $4K Grants to Help with College or Training Costs
⇒ BeEnriched: Videos: Lessons & Field Trips for Grades K-12
⇒ Financial Support for Kinship Caregivers
⇒ COVID-19 Impact Stories

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (8/19 edition)

⇒ Community Action Head Start Video Learning Libraries
⇒ Text Line as Great Way to Keep Up with CAA Info & Resources
⇒ Different Forms of Support to Help Local Schools
⇒ Safe Parking Program: Safe Harbor & Access to Services for the Homeless
⇒ Working with Restaurants to Provide Nutritious Meals & Help Local Economy

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (7/21 edition)

Community Leaders’ Action Plan for Regional Recovery from the Pandemic
$675K to WISCAP for COVID-19 Crisis Counseling through Five CAAs
Reaching Out to the Latino Community Hit Hard by COVID-19
COVID-19 Housing Assistance Programs: NH, UT, VA
Financial Support for Home-Based Child Care Providers

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)

⇒ Web Page & Flyer: Wayne Metro CARES Relief & Recovery Services
⇒ $90K+ Raised through 55 Hour Fundraising Drive
⇒ 24 Hours of Gratitude = 24 Quotes from CAA Staff
⇒ NLIHC Funding to Vermont CAAs plus Resources on COVID-19 & Housing/Homelessness
⇒ 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 Assistance

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

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