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Applying the Equity Lens to COVID-19 Response and Recovery

As part of the The Community Action COVID-19 Resource Series, this brief discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted people of color and provides equitable approaches for human service delivery.

A Trauma-Informed Agency Response to COVID-19

This brief, as the second installment in the National Partnership’s Community Action COVID-19 Resource Series, highlights practices that local CAAs can engage in to support mental health and self-care for staff as they continue to go above and beyond to serve communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The brief also includes relevant resources for additional information and learning.

Applying Lessons Learned from Past Crisis Responses

The third installment of the National Partnership’s Community Action COVID-19 Resource Series discusses how CAA responses in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis provide examples of crisis response best practices that can be adopted by CAAs responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and its ensuing economic recovery.

Technology Innovations in Response to COVID-19 Service Delivery & Recovery

CAAs have exemplified true creativity in developing innovative uses of technology to maintain and improve programs throughout the pandemic. However, incorporating technology into agency practices is not always a seamless task. In the fourth installment of this series, we discuss how agencies are addressing these challenges by learning and adapting new ways of working with technology to ensure services and resources continue to be available to those who critically need them.

Leveraging Partnerships in COVID-19 Response & Recovery

In the fifth installment of the National Partnership’s Community Action COVID-19 Resource Series, we highlight practices that local CAAs can engage in to establish new partnerships or collaborative relationships and describes some of the learnings from Capstone Community Action as they convened resources to assist families in crisis.