United in purpose, the Missouri Community Action Network will inspire and engage people to ensure that all families and communities thrive.

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Slide 2 Slide 3 United in purpose, the Missouri Community Action Network will inspire and engage people to ensure that all families and communities thrive. Slide 4 Organizing communities and developing advocates Developing leaders committed to ending poverty Building MACA into an effective leader and catalyst Slide 5 Leadership Vision Intentional efforts to develop empowered leaders committed to ending poverty throughout Missouri while increasing network capacity and focusing on the future. Slide 6 Leadership Vision: Intentional efforts to develop empowered leaders committed to ending poverty throughout Missouri while increasing network capacity and focusing on the future. Academy Emerging Leaders Professional Alliances Annual Conference SURF Conference Certified Community Action Professional Training Internal ROMA Consultants Family Development Credentialing Slide 7 Training & T/A ConferencesCommitteesIRCFDCPAAcademy Emerging Leaders CCAP Slide 8 Certification is designed for current and emerging managers or leaders in the Community Action Profession. MACA supports the CCAP process by providing a series of facilitated classes Slide 9 This group is intended for those network members that are eager to contribute to their communities and the community action network. Gives leaders the opportunity to network and share valuable skills and experiences that will lead to professional and personal growth. Informal group setting. Meet in conjunction with statewide events. Slide 10 The Leadership Academy is intended for current and emerging leaders who are interested in furthering the mission and goals of the Missouri Community Action network. The academy is a 12 month course focused on the following management and leadership areas: 1. History of Community Action 2. Strategic Framework for Community Action 3. Leadership: Personal 4. Leadership: Organizational 5. Communication: Personal 6. Communication: Cultural Diversity 7. Communication: Advocacy 8. Motivating for Optimum Performance 9. Human Resource 10. Financial Management 11. Planning and Execution 12. Graduation: Personal and Professional Development Goals Slide 11 1. Members will be able to effectively advocate for low-income families through increased awareness and knowledge. 2. Members will become empowered change agents in their community by developing and demonstrating specific leadership qualities; members will build personal and agency capacity leading to increased efficiency and efficacy in day to day activities by focusing on the following skill areas: communication, advocacy, diversity, non-profit management, leadership and planning. Participant must create a portfolio that will include a plan to conduct a community project based on their passion. The portfolio will begin as the onset of the Academy and consist of reflection questions and homework from each module. Slide 12 Administrative Support Energy and Housing Outreach Management Outreach Personnel Employment & Training Finance Information Technology Internal ROMA Consultants Communications and Development Slide 13 The Family Development Credential program provides frontline workers with the knowledge and skills they need to coach families to set and reach their own goals for healthy self-reliance in their communities.. To earn the FDC, workers take 90 hours of classes based on Empowerment Skills for Family Workers, complete a portfolio documenting their ability to apply these concepts and skills, and pass a standardized exam. 12 participating agencies Slide 14 Is a unique leadership and personal development opportunity for mid-level Community Action managers who are interested in developing their leadership, training, and consulting skills to further the mission and goals of Community Action The Missouri Internal ROMA Consultant (IRC) Project is a five-part, four-month comprehensive program that uses the ROMA concepts of assessment, planning, implementation, and reporting in conjunction with other Community Action-specific tools to develop trainer/leaders throughout the Missouri Community Action network. Internal ROMA Consultant Project Slide 15 Slide 16 The Step Up To Leadership Curriculum is a dynamic community building tool. Developed in Missouri by and for Community Action, the twelve week Step Up to Leadership Curriculum was designed to develop leadership skills and to prepare individuals with limited resources for active involvement with their local civic organizations. Structured around themes like Planning for Your Passion and Understanding Diversity, this program could have an energizing effect across a wide spectrum of community goals. Slide 17 Training & Technical Assistance Case Management and MFSSS (quarterly) Empowerment Skills for Case Managers (quarterly) Step Up to Leadership Train the Trainer (bi- annual) United in Purpose (bi- annual) Project Management (quarterly) Community Action Poverty Simulation Coordinator (bi- annual) MIS Training Calls (weekly) Individual CAA Technical Assistance ConsultantsROMA Training Skill Building Training Higher GroundPeer Reviews Slide 18 Slide 19 Representatives from agencies, MACA and community partners Monthly meetings Sub committee Needs assessment

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