Resource Library

Building Pathways for Parents Innovation for Work & Education

One of the hallmarks of an effective whole family approach is finding ways to connect parents with the opportunity to build their skills and knowledge in areas that important both inside and outside of the home. Join this webinar to hear stories from two organizations on how they have used Head Start and local post-secondary partners to develop skills and create opportunities for parents.

States Leading the Way: Practical Solutions that Lift up Children and Families

Ascend at the Aspen Institute is the national hub for breakthrough ideas and collaborations that move children and the adults in their lives to educational success, economic security, and health and well-being. Practical State Solutions profiles effective solutions from Ascend partners throughout the United States and the work driven by leaders in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland,Minnesota, Tennessee, and Utah. It contains recommendations on processes that lead to better outcomes for families, lessons learned on engaging and bringing families to the table as empowered experts, and information on how to move to the next level whether you are starting your 2Gen journey or working to go deeper

2-Gen Principles to Practice

The Minnesota 2-Generation Policy Network is a collaborative of state agencies, counties local organizations, and tribal nations in Minnesota, designed to advance two-generation approaches to policies and practices that improve outcomes for children and parents together. From a two-year period of this inter-agency and cross-sector effort, the network established a set of guiding principles–define the “how” of two-generation work. This tool intends to surface strengths and opportunities for moving these principles into practice for those who create policy or manage programs that affect families.The principles are equally important and interrelated; as you go through the tool, you may find that practices in one principle rely on practices in another. They are presented in no particular order.

Training Webinar for Launch of National Community Action Impact Report

The National Community Action Partnership will be releasing the Community Action National Impact report on Thursday, January 24, 2019. This webinar discusses how you and your local agency, or state association can be engaged at the local or state level in its release. The webinar will share content, graphics, and data from the report highlighting how these elements can be used in your local launch efforts. Additionally, the webinar offers tip and tools to demonstrate how you can incorporate your local data, and success stories into your launch to increase local interest in the report. Thank you to Mutual of America for their support in the development of this report.

CCAP Executive Skills Portfolio (ESP)

Submitting the Executive Skills Portfolio (ESP) is the second step in the process of becoming a Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP). The ESP is your chance to showcase your skills in doing the work of Community Action. It gives you a vehicle to show that you are a leader who understands Community Action’s vision and […]

ROMA Next Generation Curriculum-Setting the Stage for Data Collection

This video is a part of a training series around ROMA Next Generation: Implementing the ROMA Cycle in the “Next Generation” Performance Management Framework, developed by The Association for Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers (ANCRT) and the Community Action Partnership . The series contains 4 video modules with accompanying slides around the components of the ROMA cycle, and also includes training workshop modules. This particular module offers an introduction to use and analysis of data.

ROMA Next Generation Curriculum-Intro to Use and Analysis of Data

This video is a part of a training series around ROMA Next Generation: Implementing the ROMA Cycle in the “Next Generation” Performance Management Framework, developed by The Association for Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers (ANCRT) and the Community Action Partnership . The series contains 4 video modules with accompanying slides around the components of the ROMA cycle, and also includes training workshop modules. This particular module offers an introduction to use and analysis of data.

How a Kitchen for Head Start Kids Can Become a Social Enterprise

Learn how operating a social enterprise can be the next step from activities your CAA is already doing. Hear how your CAA can use an asset you already have to generate an unrestricted source of income.

CCAP — Candidate Data Form (CDF)

Completing the Candidate Data Form (CDF) is the first step in the process of becoming a Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP). It is in a formatted for you to document your learning and experiences in the field of Community Action. In this webinar you can explore the parts of the CDF in great detail. You will gain valuable insights on how you can complete your own first step toward national recognition as a CCAP.

ROMA Next Generation Curriculum-Creating a Local Theory of Change

This video is a part of a training series around ROMA Next Generation: Implementing the ROMA Cycle in the “Next Generation” Performance Management Framework, developed by The Association for Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers (ANCRT) and the Community Action Partnership . The series contains 4 video modules with accompanying slides around the components of the ROMA cycle, and also includes training workshop modules. This particular module offers an introduction to use and analysis of data.

2019 Learning Community Kick-Off Webinar

This webinar from the Learning Communities Resource Center introduces the 2019 Learning Community Groups, reviews the application process, and shares the exciting benefits of joining the Learning Community.

ROMA Next Generation Curriculum-Community Level Work Example

This video is a part of a training series around ROMA Next Generation: Implementing the ROMA Cycle in the “Next Generation” Performance Management Framework, developed by The Association for Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers (ANCRT) and the Community Action Partnership . The series contains 4 video modules with accompanying slides around the components of the ROMA cycle, and also includes training workshop modules. This particular module offers an introduction to use and analysis of data.

ROMA Next Gen Curriculum – Understanding Community Level Work

This video is a part of a training series around ROMA Next Generation: Implementing the ROMA Cycle in the “Next Generation” Performance Management Framework, developed by The Association for Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers (ANCRT) and the Community Action Partnership . The series contains 4 video modules with accompanying slides around the components of the ROMA cycle, and also includes training workshop modules. This particular module offers an introduction to use and analysis of data.

Community Action and the Proposed Changes to the Public Charge Rule

This webinar is focused on the proposed changes made by the Department of Homeland Security, to what is referred to as the Public Charge Rule. Under the proposed changes, use of certain government programs would count as negative factors against legal immigrants when they apply for citizenship. The offers an overview of the proposed changes and the potential impact on Community Action Agencies and shares suggested comments and templates that your agency can use to officially weigh in the proposal if you so choose. Comments on the Federal Register Notice are due December 10th.

 

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