Region 3 RPIC Regional Convening

July 13, 2022 10:00am- 3:00pm Virtual

Highlighted Initiatives from MD, PA, VA and WV

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R3PIC Regional Convening

Join us as we share with our ecosystem colleagues as we share how Community Action Agencies across the MD, PA, VA and WV are impacting individuals and families facing poverty. Participate in our online community and click here join the virtual event to acquire more ideas from leaders with proven positive impacts. Adapt their programs to the needs in your region, and take advantage of new resources!
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What is a Convening?

As a part of the Human Capacity & Community Transformation grant, a key deliverable is for the RPIC is a regional event that highlights community activities, strategies, partnerships, and best practice models. All are welcome!

The convening will bring together leaders from the Community Action network to discuss how new practices and partnerships are transforming local communities and helping families build resiliency.

Feature initiatives from local CAAs in Region 3 were selected by the Center of Excellence at the National Community Action Partnership to be shared. Don't miss this opportunity to connect and learn.

Who Should Attend?

This event is a great resource for community managers, program managers, board members, RPIC Lead Organization o State Associations (teams relevant to the HCCT Grant), State CSBG Office Staff, Local CAA Members from COE Steering Committee in the region, Highlighted Initiative CAA Staff, CAA staff from across the region.

The Community Action Promise

Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live.

We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

How Were Initiatives Selected?

     -  Met 90% or more of Organizational Standards.
     -  The initiative has clearly identified the local need it addresses.
     -  CSBG funds have clearly been used for some purpose, at some point, in the implementation of the initiative.
     -  The initiative has a transformative impact related to the causes and/or conditions of poverty at a community level.
     -  These are efforts that move individuals, families, and communities toward improving human capacity, reducing dependency and sustaining self-sufficiency.
     -  The initiative is clearly based on data/evidence that demonstrate its impact.

The Goal

Our purpose for the convening is to share information from these highlighted initiatives and the lessons they have learned as a way to encourage other agencies with similarly-identified needs and resources to replicate the initiative and expect to have similar results.

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Welcome and Special Greetings

Presentation of Initiatives and Q&A

Duane Yoder, MD -- Garrett County Community Action Committee;
Municipal Assistance (focus on Senior Housing)

Jennifer Wintermyer, PA -- Tri County Community Action; South Allison
Hill Revitalization, Harrisburg Urban Growers

Guest Speaker - Steven Wright, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services


Presentation of Initiatives and Q&A

Bryan Phipps, VA -- People Incorporated; Trammel Community Redevelopment
Project (coal mine reclamation)

Lisa Mowry, WV -- CHANGE, Inc.; School Based Health Center

Breakout Session: Debrief and Next Steps

Senior Housing
Food Insecurity
Community Redevelopment
School Based Health Centers

Closing Remarks, Dr. Aaron Wicks, National Community Action Partnership

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