Partnership News & Events
Webinar: Upcoming Tax Cuts
The Coalition on Human Needs and FRAC are Important!
co-sponsoring a Webinar on the tax cut plan and what it means for agencies that provide assistance to low-income families and individuals.
Learn which programs are slated for cuts and how the tax cut plan will be implemented?
Wednesday, November 8 at 1 pm ET, 12 pm CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT When:
NCAF / David Bradley Webinar: 18 for '18
How will the gridlock in Washington affect the midterms? Can the GOP's civil war resolve itself? Where are the Democrats headed? And what does this all mean for us?
David Bradley for a webinar looking toward the 2018 midterms and beyond. Learn about trends to watch, names to recognize, and future political clashes.
Keep in mind: there is a fee to register.
To accommodate board members and those unable to participate during the workday, NCAF is offering two different sessions.
- Thursday, November 9, 2:30 pm ET, 1:30 pm CT, 12:30 pm MT, 11:30 am PT
- Monday, November 13, 6:00 pm ET, 5:00 pm CT, 4:00 pm MT, 3:00 pm PT
CAAP's Community Action Video Series
Journey to Self-Sufficiency - Part 2
Journey to Self-Sufficiency - Part 2
Each week they will release one video, which the Partnership will share with readers. This week we are sharing Part 2 of the series.
interviewed six Community Action clients from six different Community Action Agencies located throughout the state of Pennsylvania. CAAP
During their conversations, these hardworking individuals discussed how it feels to live at low-income, the resources they leveraged to return to the middle-class, and their vision for the future.
Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans
Women Veterans Face Many Difficulties, Including Homelessness
The number of women in the military - both active duty and veteran populations - is growing rapidly. They face unusual challenges because many have multiple duties, sometimes serving as the breadwinner, parent, spouse,
and soldier. Often their return to civilian life is difficult. An estimated 75,609 veterans are homeless, sheltered or unsheltered, on any given night.
Book: Not a Crime to be Poor
Punishing Poverty: A Conversation with Author Peter Edelman
Spotlight recently spoke with Peter Edelman, law professor and director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown University, about his new book,
Not a Crime to Be Poor. The book examines how the nation's criminal justice system has been structured to criminalize many aspects of poverty. "We've become a very punitive society, and this is especially evident in the way we treat the poor," Edelman says. "We need to seriously tackle the problem of deep poverty." Edelman goes on to discuss the criminal justice system and poverty at length.
What is Happening Around the Nation With 2Gen
Aspen Ascend Hosted a Successful 2Gen Policymakers' Institute in October.
Policymakers from 14 states, federal leaders, parents, practitioners, and philanthropists met to exchange strategies on achieving better 2Gen outcomes for children and families.
Risk Management: Why Your Workplace
Needs More Sinners, Fewer Saints
The Nonprofit Risk Management Center on Taking Risks When Hiring Employees
According to the
Nonprofit Risk Management Center, despite being in a state of uncomfortable vulnerability, most interviewees are unlikely to share critical observations made by a former employer. Instead, a candidate offers a strength draped in a transparent costume. But nonprofits need to delve deeper to discover whether candidates are a good match.
Emerging Strategies for Addressing Racial Inequities With Regard to Ending Homelessness
Strategies to Address Homelessness & Racial Inequities
At the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), they are seeking concrete strategies needed to address racial inequities to prevent and end homelessness.
After consulting with partners and leaders in August at the Center for Social Innovation, they are sharing some of the ideas that have begun to surface.
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Upcoming Webinars, Conferences & Events
TTA Fall Webinars
Community Needs Assessment
November Community Needs Assessment (CNA) Mini-Series Join us for a deep dive into the community needs assessment process - from planning for a comprehensive, agency-wide needs assessment, to the research, analysis, and communication of the assessment.
Collecting CNA Data
November 9 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT (
Analyzing CNA Data
November 13 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT ( Register )
Communicating the CNA
November 20 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT ( Register)
Presenters: Jarle Crocker, Director of T/TA & Courtney Kohler, Senior Associate (Partnership)
LCRC: The National Webinar Series
The Anti-Poverty Practice Series
The Learning Communities Resource Center is pleased to release several new publications which highlight promising practices for moving families and communities out of poverty implemented by Community Action Agencies. This series will highlight best practices from eleven agencies who engaged in the Learning Community process. Additionally, the webinar series will connect participants with anti-poverty resources and how to become involved in the new Learning Community. November 8 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT ( Register) Trauma-Informed Approaches: Three Cases Highlighting best practices from West Central Wisconsin Community Action, Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
November 16 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT ( Register) Opportunities for Transformation: CAA Anti-Poverty Practices West CAP, Enrichment Services, Inc., and Baltimore City CAP will share how their participation in the Learning Community helped their agencies to achieve results.
November 28 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT ( Register) Rural IMPACT: Two Cases Highlighting best practices from Alleghany County HRDC and Family Futures Down East December 4 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT ( Register) Financial Empowerment: Three Cases Highlighting best practices from Baltimore City CAP, Capstone Community Action, and Community Action Partnership of Orange County
The Week of November 12th is Your Money Your Goals Training Week
The Partnership will support a number of events for Community Action Agencies to engage frontline staff with the
Your Money, Your Goals (YMYG), evidence-based curriculum.
YMYG Frontline Staff Webinar
November 14 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT
This is a two-hour training on the YMYG toolkit and will provide strategies for engaging with clients to maximize their financial outcomes. Register Now.
Facilitate an in-person training
November 16th at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT
Community Action YMYG Training Day!
On this day CAAs around the country will facilitate simultaneous local, in-person YMYGs training events. State Associations are also encouraged to sponsor state-wide events.
Ready Set Go
November 15 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT
A Guide to Facilitating a Learning Community (for State Associations)
This special session for state associations will highlight the new Ready Set Go toolkit which will provide regional and state association leaders with guidance on how to facilitate local learning community groups. (Register)
November 21 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT
Learn strategies in volunteer engagement to keep retention and passion high. AmeriCorps VISTA Lead for the Rural IMPACT project at the Community Action Partnership will guide participants through the stages of outreach, recruitment, training, and evaluation for volunteers. The goal being to transition from traditional volunteers to building a bench of program advocates.
Presenter: Charity Frankowski, VISTA Lead (Partnership)
Learning Communities & State CSBG Offices
November 27 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT
A webinar especially for State CSBG offices to learn about the Learning Community Resource Center and how to support local agencies engaged in innovative anti-poverty practices.
Presenters: Tiffney Marley, Project Director (Partnership) & Jackie Orr, State CSBG Assistance Director (NASCSP)
CAA Racial Equity Resource Review
November 29 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11pm PT
This session will provide an overview of racial equity, why it is important, and provide information on resources, including community assessment analysis tools which support CAA capacity needs.
Presenters: Tiffney Marley, Project Director and Hyacinth McKinley, Program Associate (Partnership)
December 7 at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT
The entire Community Action Network is invited to learn with The Learning Community by attending the Kick-Off Webinar on December 7, 2017 and by participating in the fall . National Webinar Series
Community Economic Development Grant Webinar
Community Economic Development Grant Program
This webinar will be on the Community Economic Development grant program at the Office of Community Services, which provides grants of up to $800,000 for large economic development projects that create jobs for low-income Americans. Jen Brandwein, an expert on this program who has written many successful applications, will provide insights into how best to put together a successful application
When: Friday, November 17, 2017 2 pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT
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