Resource Library

Board Capacity Building for CAAs

This presentation overviews assessment tools for boards and strategies for strengthening board capacity.

Advocacy for CAA Boards

This presentation overviews key skills and characteristics boards need to engage in advocacy work. Relevant resources are also provided.

Board Recruitment & Development for CAAs

This presentation overviews effective board recruitment strategies and provides key resources available to CAAs.

Energy and Health Partnerships with NECAC, Missouri

Carla Potts, Deputy Director of the North East Community Action Corporation (the Community Action Agency of Bowling Green, Missouri), shares NECAC’s story related to healthy housing efforts.

Start With Yourself: Tools and Strategies for Coping With Stress and Trauma During the Pandemic

Community Action Agencies all across the country are on the front-lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, providing critical services for your communities in the midst of a life-threatening situation. Being a highly-responsive social service professional in these times can cause a considerable amount of personal stress, and both acute and secondary trauma, while working with our communities experiencing their own long-term and COVID-related traumas. In this webinar, Denese Shervington, MD, MPH leads us in “Start With Yourself,” providing strategies for stress management and self-care tools, and informing the planning for working with traumatized customers and communities.

Delivering Human Services and Workforce Development Remotely

This webinar focuses on insights on best practices in facilitating human service and workforce development programs in response to COVID-19- both from an organizational perspective on how to support your staff, but also from a people perspective on how to support your customers. In each section, ICF discusses emerging research and creative strategies states are utilizing to adapt to a shifting human services and workforce environment.

Leading Through Innovation: Featuring Central Missouri Community Action

Over the last 2 years, several Community Action Agencies have participated in the Whole Family Approach Community of Practice as a part of the Community Action Economic Mobility Initiative, funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Hear from executive leadership from CAAs around the country who will share their Learning Community Transformation Stories and offer insights on how they use innovation to transform their organization and maximize impact for their customers and communities.

 

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