Kinship Live Virtual Webinar Training – “Get to Know YOUR Community Resources: Who or What is Community Action?” (8/27/2024)

$0.00

Kinship Live Webinar Events are offered at no cost.

Tuesday, August 27, 2024

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Eastern Time Zone, 1 hour presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session

Katlyn Miller, Community Action

Please register by 8/27/2024 at 1:30 PM


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Description

As a part of our growing series on knowing your Community Resources, we want to introduce Community Action Services. Community action is a vital resource serving every county in Kentucky and provides many resources to families throughout the Commonwealth. As stated on the capky website, Community Action agencies “provide life-changing resources to support an array of service areas including food security, transportation, home energy, early childhood education, senior support, emergency services, housing, workforce development, family advocacy, and more” (https://www.capky.org/about-us/). While the services can differ based on the county, Community Action allows for local-level decision making to identify and plan programs that can be most beneficial to each specific community.

Join us for this informative webinar and learn how Community Action works within the community to provide hope and support to many of Kentucky’s families!

About the Trainer:

Katelyn Miller is the Opportunity Lead for Community Action Kentucky. According to their website, Community Action Kentucky is a “statewide association representing and supporting all 23 Community Action agencies across Kentucky”. Community Action Kentucky works to empower individuals and families to gain “greater economic stability and long-term success”.

The mission of Community Action Kentucky (CAK) is to “build and strengthen the network of Kentucky’s Community Action agencies” in an attempt to improve the lives of the people this organization serves. CAK identifies and addresses policy issues with impact low-income individuals

 

Please note: Although this LIVE webinar is designed to be an informative, educational, and helpful resource for kinship families caring for relative or fictive kin children, anyone is welcome to attend including foster parents, professionals, students, or community members.

It is our hope that by participating in this LIVE webinar, attendees will receive educational and helpful information. However, it is important to note that this webinar is not approved for foster parent training credit or CEU’s as attendance is not monitored during the webinar event.