Resource Library

Community Action and AmeriCorps VISTA Insights on How You Can Best Utilize This Resource

Abby Hanks of the Virginia State Office on Volunteerism and Community Services and Lil Dupree of the Partnership speak about AmeriCorps VISTA, its long history with Community Action, and how to get started using this incredible resource.

Transforming Perspectives The Community Action Poverty Simulation CAPS

Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS) is an interactive immersion experience designed to sensitize community participants to the realities of poverty, and ultimately transform perspectives. In this webinar, the National Community Action Partnership and Missouri Community Action Network discuss this powerful tool and how you can use it in your own community to make a lasting impact

Peer-to-Peer Series: Developing Leaders through Community Engagement

This Organizational Standards Center of Excellence Peer-to-Peer webinar focuses on how Community Action Agencies can utilize community leadership academies to directly engage the low-income community and empower customers to address the roots of poverty in their neighborhood. Two agencies share their experiences developing and facilitating leadership academies, and the results they have seen at the individual, agency, and community level. These examples highlight strategies to build capacity among low-income individuals and increase community involvement in agency activities as ways to meet and exceed Organizational Standard Category 1 & 2.

CSBG T/TA Resource Center

This website is a resource for the Community Action Network to access an array of information and assistance designed to support efforts in serving low income families and addressing the causes of poverty in local communities.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar- Category 2: Community Engagement

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 2 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards Technical Assistance Guide – Category 2: Community Engagement (Public)

This is the technical assistance guide for Public CAA’s on Category 2 of the CSBG Organizational Standards, focusing on Community Engagement. Each of the nine categories has a separate guide for both public and private agencies. These guides provide public agencies with the information they need to be both compliant and high performing in accordance to each standard.

Organizational Standards Technical Assistance Guide – Category 2: Community Engagement

This is the technical assistance guide for Category 2 of the CSBG Organizational Standards, focusing on Community Engagement. Each of the nine categories has a separate guide for both public and private agencies. These guides provide agencies with the information they need t.o be both compliant and high performing in accordance to each standard.

Collaboration Checkup

This toolkit is directly related to the Community Action National Goal: Partnerships among supporters and providers of services to low-income people are achieved and is meant to help the Community Action Network better understand the functioning of partnerships so they can more effectively develop and nurture those that have a measurable impact in local communities

 

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