Community Action, Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties, The Diversity Action Team of Rock County, and YWCA Rock County co-sponsor monthly online racial justice discussions called Courageous Conversations. These are free and open to the public. Our next virtual Courageous Conversations discussion is Monday, October 26th from 5:30-7:00pm. Recognizing that many fruitful discussions take place [...]
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JANESVILLE--Community Kids Learning Center will temporarily close as a precautionary measure after a worker at the facility tested positive for COVID-19. While no Community Action staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, we are taking this precaution to ensure the health and safety of our families and staff. We plan to reopen September 14. We [...]
Dear Friends, The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust many families into a state of uncertainty, unsure of where to turn when they suddenly can’t afford their rent, utilities or food. During these challenging first six months of 2020, we’re proud to say Twin Oaks Shelter for the Homeless has remained open for our neighbors in need. [...]
Contact: Kassidy Farrey, Communications Manager, WISCAP (608) 244-4422 email@example.com For Immediate Release: May 21, 2020 Gov. Tony Evers Announces $25 million Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP) supports Gov. Tony Evers for his announcement of a $25 million Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program. Administered by the Department of Administration [...]
The Board of Directors for Community Action Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties (CAI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Marc Perry to the position of Executive Director of the agency. “We conducted a national search and Marc was the top-scoring candidate in every category,” says Julie Lewis, chair of the board. “One of [...]
We are pleased to share a recent success story from Twin Oaks Shelter for the Homeless. Neil, Tara, and Neil’s son, Adam, became homeless when family members kicked them out. They had been staying in their vehicle and then in a motel with a motel voucher before coming to Twin Oaks. Neil had a part [...]
Community Action, Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties is delivering groceries and supplies to 20 low-income senior citizens in Beloit thanks to an emergency $3,000 grant from Stateline Community Foundation. “These seniors in the Merrill and Hackett neighborhoods have limited mobility and are part of the most vulnerable population during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says [...]
Community Action Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties (CAI) is partnering with the Stateline Family YMCA and Stateline Boys & Girls Club to provide activity bags for Hackett and Merrill elementary students in Beloit. “We want to say hello, boost morale and let kids and families know we’re here for them,” says Marc Perry, Interim [...]
Community Action Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties (CAI) is expanding its employment and training programs in Walworth County. The anti-poverty agency is working with the Walworth County Educational Consortium (WCEC) Alternative High School and United Way Walworth County to enroll low-income individuals in its Fatherhood Initiative and Fresh Start programs. Both programs have proven [...]
Community Action, Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties will soon conduct an internal and external search for the agency’s next executive director. Community Action’s current executive director, Cecilia Dever, recently announced she has accepted a position with another organization. “We are sad to lose Cecilia’s strong leadership and commitment to Community Action but happy [...]