NCAP is honored to have the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) join us in our 30 day push to get families enrolled in the Advanced Child Tax Credit. The 2021 Child Tax Credit expansion provides a historic opportunity to reduce child poverty in the United States by more than 40 percent! Non-filer families can submit their info to the IRS through November 15. Your efforts to help people get advance CTC payments are essential. Join this session to learn what’s new with the Child Tax Credit and how families can get it with special focus on the non-filers. Find out answers to common questions and resources to support people who need more assistance.
In this interactive workshop, participants will learn about trauma and its impact on individuals, communities and organizations, focusing on how that impact has been amplified during this time of global pandemic. The webinar will cover foundational concepts of trauma-informed organizational approaches and provide opportunities for attendees to connect with colleagues from peer organizations to share experiences, innovations, and strategies for future work.
Join the National Community Action Partnership and U.S. Digital Response in a conversation about managing the shift to remote services and implementing processes to simplify your work.
Join the National Community Action Partnership and U.S. Digital Response in a conversation about incorporating user-centered design elements into your workflows and services to more effectively reach and serve your communities.
The Partnership hosted a webinar to kick off the fall season with a review of the new resources and opportunities for the Community Action Network on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.
This webinar examines a variety of innovative Homelessness Prevention practices in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Join us for insights from our guests Marcy Thompson and Gregory Barchuk of ICF. View this webinar to gain knowledge of the elements of a successful homelessness prevention strategy, approaches to targeting prevention for maximum effectiveness and explore concrete examples of effective approaches to homelessness prevention at the community level.
This final webinar of the series explored the qualities, traits, and skills of resilient leaders — the very type of leaders that organizations in an uncertain world require. Learn what you can do to become a leader who helps others ‘bounce back’ from downside risks your agency couldn’t avoid and draw potent learning opportunities from failures, mistakes, and near misses.
This webinar features a discussion of the experiences and lessons learned in the performance measurement efforts of Family-Centered Community Change (FCCC), a community change strategy, funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation from 2012 to 2019, to improve outcomes for children and parents living in high-poverty communities through two-generation approaches. Topics covered in the webinar include an overview of the performance measures selected for FCCC and how they changed over time, who was involved in deciding what to measure and how, ways that the partners balanced using performance measurement to inform practice and track collective impact, and how the data were analyzed and used to improve implementation.
We joined Melanie Herman, CEO of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center, for a fast-paced tour of resilience resources from various credible sources. This session explored federal and state government websites, law firm and CPA firm sites, educational publishers, membership associations, and specialty organizations. These trusted authority sites offer many free and low-cost resources available to help your agency build resilience. Attendees learned how to maximize and adapt an agency’s learning to suit the needs of their mission.
Answering the $1 Billion Question: Data-Driven Strategies for Demonstrating Impact from CARES-funded Activities
Watch for a discussion of how CAAs can effectively “connect the dots” for community stakeholders to demonstrate the tremendous work the network has accomplished and the impact it has had on families and communities across the country.
This webinar explores the intersections of poverty, health and racism in America. The webinar introduces the Community Action Network to the American Public Health Association’s six-part webinar series, Advancing Racial Equity, which explores racism as driving force for the social determinants of health.
The Partnership held the second webinar in a series examining strategies to prevent homelessness for those who are at the highest risk. This webinar features innovative service providers who are working to identify and support families before they become homeless. Speakers describe how they are working with school districts and public social service programs to support and stabilize families residing in hotels or doubled-up situations who are at risk of entering shelters. Speakers share how they utilize diversion strategies in their homelessness service system to help people identify alternatives to entering shelters.
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.
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.