2016 Community Action Month
|Clayton County Community Services Authority, Inc.
Forest Park, GA
It is not too late to join the national movement in celebrating Community Action Month. The Community Action Partnership has shared a toolkit with a wealth of ideas and strategies for everyone to get involved.
"6 Tips For Making Risk Management Stick"
This is a practical article written by Melanie Lockwood Herman about nonprofit leaderships great intention to develop and implement a risk management plan, although sometimes, falling victim to internal and external 'booby traps'. The six tips addressed by Ms. Herman illustrates basic strategies to avoid common pitfalls. Visit the library in the online
Nonprofit Risk Management Center
to read the full article.
Community Partner's Corner
When: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - Friday, September 2, 2016
"NASCSP 2016 Annual Training Conference
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - Friday, September 30, 2016
Please contact Raymond Thomas,
NASCSP's Program Manager.
"ROMA Next Generation
NASCSP is currently open for feedback and comments for the development of ROMA Next Generation. Contact NASCSP at firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions, or for assistance, during the scheduled comment periods. NASCSP has provided a checklist that is a tool that lays out each piece of ROMA Next Generation:
ROMA Next Generation Action Steps and Checklist
"2016 CAPLAW National Training Conference"
When: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - Friday, June 24, 2016
With the evolving changes that are taking place in the network, it is vital that network leaders and members continue to remain abreast of new requirments and compliance updates. Join CAPLAW to address topics concerning conducting risk assessments, drafting personnel policies, developing annual budgets and forecasts, honing democratic section procedures, updating time and effort reporting, and much more!
"CAA Leaders Legal Boot Camp"
This is a Five Part Webinar Series which was developed to provide new and seasoned CAA Leaders with an overview of the many legal requirements CAA Leaders work with on a regular basis.
In Memory of Vanessa L Rush, A Champion for Community Action
Dr. Jabari Simama, GPTC President, with Aurelia Chatman, Village CDC CEO
The Village is pleased to announce its first recipient of the Vanessa L. Rush Scholarship, Endale Tefay. CONGRATULATIONS!!
Thanks to all the family, friends and community action network members for supporting the establishment of this scholarship which celebrates Vanessa L Rush's commitment to advocacy for microenterprise development, family housing, financial sustainability, civic engagement, community empowerment and leadership development.
Ms. Rush served as a member of several nonprofit boards and committees. She retired from
Partnership for Community Action
in 2011, and, until her passing, she served as the RPIC IV-A Project Specialist.
She positively influenced 1,000s of individuals, families and communities. To honor and celebrate her life, the Village Community Development Corporation, where she served as the board chair, established the Vanessa Lee Rush Memorial Scholarship through Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC); 100% of
donations will be granted to scholarship recipients.
"This website is a resource for the Community Action Network to access an array of information and assistance designed to support efforts in serving low income families and addressing the causes of poverty in local communities. Through this site you may download toolkits, listen to webinars, register for training, engage in online dialogue with colleagues, submit requests for training or technical assistance, read the latest evaluation reports about evidence-based program models, and search a consultant bank for experienced professionals serving the Community Action Network."