NCCAA Advisory Council Meets
Community Leaders Join New NCCAA Advisory Council

Six new Advisory Council Members have committed their expertise, diverse knowledge, connections, resources and assistance to advance the mission and work of the Association. The Council met for the first time in August.

  • Duke Energy Lorrie Maggio, Manager, Community Outreach
  • NC DHHS Erika Ferguson, Director, Program on Healthy Opportunities, NC DHHS
  • Public Media North Carolina - Susan Scott, Chief Advancement and Marketing Officer
  • PNC Bank Lori Jones Gibbs, Senior Vice President, Community Development Banking - The Carolinas
  • News and Observer Orage Quarles, former President
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina - Sophie McMillian, Community Relations Program Manager
Blue Cross NC's Healthy Home Initiative
Project Creates Healthier, Safer Homes
The Healthy Home Initiative project sponsored by Blue Cross NC will be administered by NCCAA and covers 56, mostly rural, NC counties. Eligible, income-qualified projects are those that will provide a healthier, safer environment in the home.  Projects will kick -off in the last quarter of the year.
Mark Your Calendar!
Time is running out.....Register NOW!
2018 SEACAA Annual Conference
 REGISTER for FREE Poverty Symposium
Tues., Sept. 18. Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, FL
NC's Opioid Crisis - What We Know, What We Can Do
NCCAA's Wilmington Opioid Symposium Focuses on Solutions

Opioid crisis is killing nearly four people a day in NC alone, reports Governor Roy Cooper . How do we fix it?

Join Us! Be a part of the Solution.
When: Sept. 25, 2018; 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Burney Center, UNC Wilmington , Price Dr.
Wilmington, NC
Free Grant Workshops
N.C. Governor's Crime Commission will host
FREE Workshops - in Hickory (9/12-13)
& Raleigh (9/26-27)
North Carolina Governor's Crime Commission is the chief advisory body to the Governor and the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety on crime and justice issues. 
For additional information
Call (919)733-4564 
2019 NCCAA Conference Coming to the Coast
Meet Up in Wilmington next year
SAVE the DATE: May 14-17, 2019

Host Hotel: Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront

Call 1-800-HILTONS and use the group name: NC Community Action Assn and group code: CAA or click the link to book online.
Look for updates soon on the NCCAA website.
Reserve Your Seat!
October Case Management Training
The class is filling up. Don't miss out!

Agencies with staff enrolled in our certification training will not only meet the critical CSBG org standard, but also document staff time spent completing the course in the updated Community Service Block Grant Annual Report.
New Grounds Coffee breaking New Ground!
NCCAA broke new ground during a presentation on social enterprise and sustainability at a meeting of all Reentry Councils across the state, hosted by NC DPS with its NEW Grounds Coffee project last month!

NEW Grounds Coffee is coffee with a purpose! A Fresh Cup for A Fresh Start.