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CAAP offers one monthly e-newsletter featuring CAAP updates, events, DEI Insights, CAAP member education, Agency spotlights, success stories, and information on news related to Community Action in PA.

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CAAP Update Newsletters

Featuring PA Community Action news, updates, resources, and events.

Agency Spotlights Newsletters

Featuring the success stories of our Community Action Agencies and their clients.

DEI Insights Newsletters

Featuring news, community, and information related to diversity, equity, and inclusion: for the workplace, home, and community.  Visit the Equity DEI Welcome page to learn more about DEI from CAAP.

View more issues of the DEI Insights monthly e-newsletter or learn more about CAAP Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

CAAP Education Bulletin Newsletters

Featuring the CAAP 2021 educational webinars offered by CAAP (for staff at member Agencies only).  Visit the education page to learn more.

Blogs And Articles

Chief among the challenges loom identity politics — the success of the right’s identity politics, and the tendency of Democrats to engage in identity wars with each other.

Widespread exposure to hardship during the COVID-19 crisis also has made a dent in the negative judgments between who is “deserving” and “undeserving” of government aid.

We know this because our CDI’s research identified three barriers to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) success, all of which can be attributed to leaders.

The Child Tax Credit has made an enormous positive impact on their children and they want to know if they can continue to count on it. Leticia Burgest is one such parent.

Use this as a reminder to commit acts of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Even after the holiday passes, his spirit can carry on. Explore new ways you can give back to your community, involve your family and friends and set attainable goals for yourself.

This January, celebrate National Blood Donor Month by taking steps to go out, roll up your sleeve and give. Set the tone for the month and the rest of the year to live more altruistically.

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