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The State of Women and Poverty Centering in Intersectional Narratives and Implications for the Future

The alarming number of American women living in poverty is a recurring trend. With more women than men living in poverty in the US, the COVID-19 pandemic has not only endangered the economic security of women but has put families at increased risk of falling into poverty and remaining there. During this webinar, an intersectional analysis of women in poverty will consider the implications and opportunities for families and their health and well-being and imagine a new economy using an equity lens.

Advancing Racial Equity Webinar Series: Discussion Guide

This guide is to be used in conjunction with viewing the webinar series and includes a webinar summary, pre- and post-webinar questions, an activity and resources for each webinar in the series. Primarily designed for public health students and professionals, this guide can be used by anyone interested in having meaningful discussions about racism and racial equity.

Preventing Homelessness: Exploring Strategies to Reach Those at Greatest Risk

Are your locality’s emergency assistance programs reaching people who are at the greatest risk of homelessness? This kick-off webinar will examine the research on homelessness prevention and explore strategies Community Action Agencies may consider to find and assist people who are frequently overlooked by traditional eviction prevention programs.

Ready to Serve: How to Build and Equip a Crisis-Ready Response Team

This webinar explores three critical stages to create and support a crisis response team: 1. Reflect, 2. Plan, and 3. Practice. You’ll learn how and when planning and response teams differ (in composition as well as emphasis), how to ‘bake in’ lessons from previous crisis events into your planning and response strategies, and why and how the substance and style of your planning activities matter. The webinar also explores approaches to ‘practicing’ what you’ve built before your next crisis is at hand, rules of thumb for your crisis team, and takeaways you can apply to create a crisis-ready response team.

Utilizing Property-Tax Aide to Improve the Lives of Seniors

The most vulnerable older adults in your community may be surprised to learn they may qualify for property tax credits or refunds that put money back in their pockets. Learn from AARP Foundation Property Tax-Aide about how you can expand your services and partner to utilize their innovative technology and volunteer training. This webinar series with the AARP Foundation will provide a presentation and demonstration on their best in class digital tool to support eligible homeowners and renters, in select states, apply for property tax relief. Property Tax-Aide is a free program currently available in – New Hampshire, New York (New York City), New Jersey, Maryland, Washington D.C., North Carolina, Florida (Miami-Dade County), Illinois (Cook County), Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, Colorado, and Arizona.

Ready…or Not? Creating Practical, Action-Oriented Readiness Plans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WjRc_H7EVs o Download Slides This webinar began with an overview of the features and elements that make an action plan truly actionable and continued with an overview of strategies to evaluate your agency’s readiness to face the risks you can’t avoid. Attendees learned how to apply 6 tips and techniques for creating plans that will […]

Three-Minute Tutorial: Customize NCAP Promo Materials With Your Agency’s Branding

In this quick video, learn how you can customize NCAP documents with your Agency’s own logo using free software.

Green Buildings Career Map

The Green Buildings Career Map is a highly interactive tool that explores an industry exploding with job opportunities across four major sectors of the green buildings and energy efficiency industry, charting possible progression between those occupations, and identifying the sorts of credentials necessary to do them well.

Community Action Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis

For generations, persons of color have long been denied equal access to opportunity in the United States. Disparities in health between Whites and Black, Indigenous, Latinos and other people of color is one important example. Persons of color are dying at higher rates because of systemic racist policies aimed to exclude persons. It is well documented that social inequities in housing, transportation, education, healthcare, and public safety have caused harm. Racism is a public health crisis and the remedy requires shifts in policy and systems at the local, state, and federals levels of government.

Advancing Racial Equity Webinar Series Discussion Guide

This guide is to be used in conjunction with viewing the webinar series and includes a webinar summary, pre- and post webinar questions, an activity and resources for each webinar in the series. Primarily designed for public health students and professionals, this guide can be used by anyone interested in having meaningful discussions about racism and racial equity. The guide is designed to help viewers recap the content of the webinars as well as to provide a framework to invoke meaningful conversations about racism and its connection to health inequities in the United States.

Disaster Recovery and Agency Continuity Planning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oP1AjUYlpM o Download Slides Business Impact Analysis Worksheet

Managing Data Equity Risk and Reward

https://youtu.be/R4dbH0M_7MA o Download Slides Guidance & Resources for Managing Coronavirus Risks 90-Day Report

Data Strategy Considerations – From Collecting to Communicating

o Download Slides This webinar is designed to help agencies think about their strategy around data. The session discusses ways to simplify and connect the pieces of the process from collecting to communicating data.

Child Tax Credit (CTC) Awareness Day

https://youtu.be/dWIAJrDVtbA o Download Slides The Partnership hosted a Child Tax Credit Awareness Day webinar presentation alongside OCS Director, Dr. Lanikque Howard, and OHS Director, Dr. Bernadine Futrell. We’d like to express our sincerest thank you to Dr. Howard and Dr. Futrell for their welcoming remarks. The Child Tax Credit has been expanded to provide direct […]

 

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