Upcoming Events for Region V

This web portal has been created to ensure awareness of training opportunities, workgroups, and conferences within our region. This effort provides an on-demand resource for Community Action Agency managers, States and Associations to find training, avoid duplication of training, to coordinate events, and to prevent overlaps in dates.

Below is a list of upcoming RPIC-related events for Region V.

All Upcoming Training Events

NASCSP Winter Training Conference

Host Organization: National Association For State Community Services Programs

March 8-12, 2021,

For more information visit https://nascsp.org/2021-winter-conference-overveiw

CCAP Exam Guidance

Host Organization: Community Action Partnership

March 9, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:30PM EST)

Presented by Jim Lopresti: After successful completion of the CDF and ESP, candidates are qualified to take the CCAP exam. This session will focus on best strategies for preparing for the examination, noting what distinguishes the CCAP exam from other kinds of tests, with particular focus on the Study Guide and practice questions.
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Identifying & Removing Microaggressions in the Workplace

Host Organization: Michigan Community Action

March 16, 2021 (12:00PM - 2:00PM EST)

Team Members/partners will learn what microaggressions are and the big impact these (left unchecked) can have on the entire organization and the clients served. Indepth discussion and a group/table exercise will take place centered on how to identify and remove micro-aggressive behaviors and how to replace with microaffirmations, which can help shift the culture of the organization – creating a space and place where everyone feels affirmed, valued and welcomed.
To register for these trainings please visit: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NGkWAN1OT9qKJ03Yj7msgw

Managing Data Equity Risk and Reward

Host Organization: Community Action Partnership

March 18, 2021 (2:00PM - 3:30PM EST)

The term “data equity” refers to using an equity lens when considering how data is collected, analyzed, interpreted, and distributed. This webinar explores the risks of failing to use an equity lens and examples of data collection practices that fall short. Attend this webinar to learn how to minimize the risks and maximize the rewards of using an equity lens to collect and use data in your Community Action Agency.
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Keeping the ‘Human’ in Human Services: Tips for Implementing User-Centered Design

Host Organization: Community Action Partnership

March 24, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:30PM EST)

The COVID-19 pandemic, and the various challenges of the last year, have left us stressed, anxious, and spread thin. The same is true for the people we are trying to serve. 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. During this webinar, you’ll hear about USDR’s partnership with the Empire Justice Center and how user-centered practices enabled delivery of financial services to low-income families throughout the pandemic. You’ll leave with a clearer vision for how to design your work with a distinct focus on the end user and with tangible tips, takeaways and recommendations to humanize your processes.
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Region V New Executive Director Orientation

Host Organization: Minnesota Community Action Partnership

April 8-9, 2021, Chicago, IL

Adapting to Remote Processes: Tips for Improving Digitized Workflows

Host Organization: Community Action Partnership

April 14, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:30PM EST)

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many operations and services online, causing us to adapt our processes and workflows in the midst of high stakes situations. 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. During this webinar, you’ll hear about USDR’s partnership with Neighborhood Preservation, Inc., in Memphis, Tenn., and how automated and streamlined processes helped mitigate hundreds of evictions. You’ll leave with insights to improve your workflow, including suggestions for affordable tools, tips for automation, and recommendations for simple next steps.
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Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Host Organization: Michigan Community Action

April 20, 2021 (12:00PM - 2:00PM EST)

Team members will learn the top Five Conflicts in the workplace and how to resolve conflicts/disputes using the Conflict Management process. This course is designed to assist HR professionals and leaders/management in identifying, addressing and removing conflict in the workplace. Group discussion and a Case Study will be presented.
To register for these trainings please visit: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NGkWAN1OT9qKJ03Yj7msgw

Community Action Month

May 1-31, 2021

CAPLAW Virtual Training Conference

Host Organization: CAPLAW

June 29 - July 1, 2021

For more information visit https://createsend.com/t/t-61B8CCF1812AD71F2540EF23F30FEDED

Community Action Partnership's 2021 Annual Convention

Host Organization: Community Action Partnership

September 1-3, 2021
Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

Region V New Executive Director Orientation

Host Organization: Minnesota Community Action Partnership

October 14-15, 2021, Indianapolis, IN

Community Action Partnership's 2022 Annual Convention

Host Organization: Community Action Partnership

August 31 - September 2, 2022
Marriott Marquis New York
1535 Broadway, New York, New York 10036

Community Action Partnership's 2023 Annual Convention

Host Organization: Community Action Partnership

August 23-25, 2023
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
256 Peachtree Center Avenue NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303