Friday, Feb 9, 2018

 

Announcing the 2018 Learning Community!

 

 

The Community Action Partnership is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Learning Community. The Learning Community is a learning hub for agencies to share innovative approaches and access proven strategies to move families and communities forward. Over 150 Community Action Agencies representing all 11 regions across the nation will be participating in The Learning Community. Join us in congratulating the new members. They are listed below. Also, click here to access The Learning Community demographics by state and region.


If you haven't already, mark your calendars for "Webinar Wednesdays" at 2pm ET weekly for knowledge-building presentations from experts in the field. The entire Community Action Network is invited to "learn and grow" with The Learning Community.


 

Best Regards,

Tiffney Marley, CCAP, MCRT

Project Director, Learning Communities Resource Center

 

 

Community of 

Practice

 

 

Whole Family Approaches to Economic Mobility From Poverty Community of Practice

 

Enhancing knowledge about two-generation approaches and considering new practices to meet the needs of parents and children together, so that outcomes are enhanced for parents, children, and families as a whole. 

 

This COP will focus on a whole family approach to economic mobility from poverty, but will engage CAAs who are ready, or have already taken decisive steps forward to shift to a whole family approach on a larger scale.

 

The 2018-2019 members of the Whole Family Approaches COP are:

 

Agency 

Location

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD)

Boston, MA

Aroostook County Action Program, Inc.

Presque Isle, ME

Blueprints

Washington, PA

Central Missouri Community Action

Columbia, MO

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Santa Rosa, CA

Enrichment Services Program, Inc.

Columbus, GA

Mahube-Otwa Community Action

Detroit Lakes, MN

Tennessee Dept. of Human Services and Metropolitan Action Commission

Nashville, TN

People Incorporated of Virginia 

Abingdon, VA

Total Community Action, Inc.

New Orleans, LA

Community Action Inc.

Topeka, KS

 

 

Rural IMPACT Fellows 

Agency 

Location

Allegany Human Resources Commission

Oakland, MD

Garrett County Community Action Committee

Oakland, MD

Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc.

Hillsboro, OH

Little Dixie Community Action Agency, Inc.

Hugo, OK

Mid-Iowa Community Action Organization

Marshalltown, IA

Mississippi County, Arkansas, Economic Opportunity Commission, Inc. Blytheville, AR

 

 

Intensive Learning Community Groups

 

 

Financial Empowerment for Families

 

Designing strategies to help families with low and moderate incomes stabilize their financial lives and rise above poverty.

 

The 2018-2019 members of the Financial Empowerment LCG are:

 

Agency

Location

South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships

Columbia, SC

Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County

San Bernardino, CA

Human Resource Development Council of District IX

Bozeman, MT

Community Action Agency

Jackson, MI

Community Action Duluth

Duluth, MN

Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission

Covington, KY

Highland County Community Action Org., Inc.

Hillsboro, OH

CAP Kern

Bakersfield, CA

Fayette County Community Action Agency

Uniontown, PA

Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency

Kingsport, TN

 

 

Integrated Services to Improve Impact

 

Identifying and implementing approaches and best practice solutions to service integration to meet the needs of customers or particular target populations so that efficiency is improved and outcomes are enhanced.

 

The 2018-2019 members of the Integrated Services LCG are:

 

Agency

Location

South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships

Columbia, SC

Action for a Better Community, Inc.

Rochester, NY

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency

Detroit, MI

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc.

Brunswick, GA

Yamhill Community Action Partnership

McMinnville, OR

Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership

Idaho Falls, ID

Human Resource Development Council of District IX

Bozeman, MT

HACAP

Hiawatha, IA

Human Services Programs of Carroll County

Westminster, MD

Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.

Ballston Spa, NY

CAP Kern

Bakersfield, CA

Community Action Council

Lexington, KY

Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies

Springfield, IL

CAPOC

Garden Grove, CA

East Missouri Action Agency

Park Hills, MO

MASSCAP

Boston, MA

Palm Beach County Community Services

West Palm Beach, FL

 

 

 

Whole Family Approaches to Economic Mobility From Poverty Learning Community Group

 

Enhancing knowledge about two-generation approaches and considering new practices to meet the needs of parents and children together, so that outcomes are enhanced for parents, children, and families as a whole.  

 

The 2018-2019 members of the Whole Family LCG are:


 

Agency

Location

Palmetto CAP

Charleston, SC

Community Action

Hillsboro, OR

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission

Norristown, PA

Kennebec Valley Community Action Program

Waterville, ME

Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership

Idaho Falls, ID

Community Concepts, Inc.

 Lewiston, ME

Bucks County Opportunity Council, Inc. (BCOC)

Doylestown, PA

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency

Detroit, MI

Penquis CAP, Inc.

Bangor, ME

Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County

San Bernardino, CA

Community Services & Employment Training, Inc. (CSET)

Visalia, CA

Contra Costa County EHSD Community Services Bureau

Concord, CA

Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc.

Utica, NY

Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

Philadelphia, PA

Tri-County Community Action

Harrisburg, PA

Sunbelt Human Advancement Resources, Inc (SHARE)

Greenville, SC

 

 

Open Learning Community Groups

 

 

 

Cultivating Data-Centered Organizations

 

Making the case for the need and impact of data-centered organizational culture.

 

The 2018-2019 members of the Data-Centered Organizations LCG are:

 

Community Action Association of Pennsylvania

Highland County Community Action Org., Inc.

Total Community Action, Inc.

Sacramento Department of Community Services and Development

Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People (CAPUP)

Missouri Community Action Network

Palmetto CAP

Action for a Better Community

Community Action Partnership of Providence

Ottawa County Community Action Agency

Schenectady Community Action Program

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency

Community Action

Greater Bergen Community Action

Community Action Agency of Siouxland

Iowa Department of Human Rights

Garrett County Community Action Committee

Community Action of Eastern Iowa

NYS Department of State

Tennessee Association of Community Action

California Human Development Corporation

Community Action Partnership of Northeast Missouri

South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships

Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.

NYS DOS Division of Community Services

Las Vegas Urban League

IMPACT Community Action

Community Action of Nebraska

Communty Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County, Inc.

Tioga Opportunities, Inc. 

Lorain County Community Action Agency

Iowa Community Action Association

 

 

Decreasing Homelessness

 

Increasing affordable housing in safe neighborhoods and expanding shelter supports, emphasizing systems level transformation and policymaking to maximize statewide outcomes.

 

The 2018-2019 members of the Decreasing Homelessness LCG are:

 

Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council

Bucks County Opportunity Council, Inc. (BCOC)

HACAP

South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships

Community Action Association of Pennsylvania

Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC)

Ozark Opportunities, Inc.

Tennessee Association of Community Action

 

 

Health Intersections

 

Exploring the connections within the health sphere to address the social determinants of health.
 

The 2018-2019 members of the Health Intersections LCG are:
 

Mahube-Otwa Community Action

Garrett County Community Action Committee

Central Missouri Community Action

South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships

Community Action Association of Pennsylvania

Highland County Community Action Org., Inc.

Action for a Better Community

Tennessee Association of Community Action

MinnCAP

 

 

 

Results at the Community Level

 

Understanding what community level needs, outcomes, and strategies are and how to observe and document change at the community level.

 

The 2018-2019 members of the Results at the Community Level LCG are:

 

Indiana Housing Community Development & Authority

Westbay Community Action

Community Action of Allegan County

City of San Antonio Department of Human Services

Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development

Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico

Garrett County Community Action Committee

California Human Development

South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships

Sangamon County Community Resources