CAA of Region VI Annual Conference

The Community Action Associations of Region VI will be holding its Annual Conference this year from October 25th to the 27th in New Orleans. 2017’s theme is “THIS IS NOW: Region VI Leading in the New Reality.”  The event will be hosted by the Embassy Suites New Orleans Convention Center.

“Our conference provides community action agencies a platform for learning about new and innovative approaches to family, agency, and community development. You will hear from many of our Community Action national partners, including the CAP Partnership, NASCSP and CAPLAW.”

More information and a registration form can be downloaded here.  Or see below for a tentative agenda and list of workshops.

2017 Community Action Association of REGION VI Annual Conference
Agenda  •  THIS IS NOW: REGION VI – LEADING IN THE NEW REALITY

Tuesday, October 24
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. History of Community Action • David Bradley
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Area Set-Up
Wednesday, October 25
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration/Events
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Opening Luncheon
Welcome & Introductions
Dan Boyd, Region VI President
Dorothy Oliver, ACAP-LA President
NCAF Update  •  David Bradley
Conference Overview  •  Thelma H. French
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. BREAK
2:45 – 5:00 p.m. General Session & National Updates
Denise Harlow, CEO Community Action Partnership
Jackie Orr, NASCSP
Katrina Metzler, Executive Director NEUAC
Eleanor Evans, CAPLAW
Dr. Barbara Mooney, Association of NCRT
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Networking Reception  •  An Evening in Black & White
Thursday, October 26
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration/Exhibits
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Workshops A  (see grid below)
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Workshops B  (see grid)
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Workshops C  (see grid)
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. BREAK
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Workshops D  (see grid)
Friday, October 27
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.  Breakfast & Closing Session
“Community Action and the Call for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation”
Tiffney Marley, Community Action Partnership
Rev. Damier Durr, Friendship—West Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas


2017 REGION VI CONFERENCE WORKSHOP GRID

TRACK A
ROMA NG
TRACK B
Poverty Reduction
TRACK C
Energy & Weatherization
TRACK D
HOT TOPICS
I ROMA NG
NCRT
Financial Futures; VITA, YMYG, IDA’s Developing an Energy Education (Assurance 16) WIOA & CSBG • Building Bridges to Support Self-Sufficiency
II Transition from IS to the Annual Report Vulnerable Population Re-entry & Homeless WAP Roundtable Lobbying, Advocacy, and Political Activity
III Organizational Standards TA Two generation Solutions to Poverty Reduction LIHEAP Performance Measures HEAD START – EHS: CCP Roundtable
IV Community Action Plan  •  Building Data Driven Plans Addressing Cultural Differences in Low Income Communities Reducing the Energy Burden ROMA NG
NCRI