MinnCAP Annual Conference 2022

MinnCAP Annual Conference 2022



**Vaccination will be required to attend the event. Registrants will need to self-attest that they are vaccinated. Masks are optional but encouraged**

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Join Us in Person.

July 26, 27 & 28,


This annual staff training conference brings together hundreds of community action leaders and staff from across Minnesota to network and learn about the latest programs and strategies for reducing poverty and making our communities stronger.

2022 MinnCAP Training Conference Tentative Agenda

Renew in 22: Recovery.Resiliency.Response.

Monday, July 25

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM At Your Service Training – University of Minnesota Extension separate registration

Tuesday, July 26

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration for CONFERENCE Open/Exhibit Hall Open

8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Meetings

MinnCAP Board of Directors

Ninja Meeting

10:00 – 11:45 AM Welcome and Opening Plenary

Keynote: Tony Nabors

11:45 – 1:00 PM Legislative Luncheon

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Break

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Breakout Sessions 1

Storytime isn’t just for Kids: Here's how to tell the CA story

Lobbying 101: the difference between lobbying and education for Community Action

Leading Operations Transformation

Hazard Recognition/OSHA Compliance-An Ongoing Review Looking Past the Obvious

Implicit Bias and Race

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM Break

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM Breakout Sessions 2

You don’t need wrenches and hammers to use these tools: Sharing what we learned about addressing COVID-19 Through playbooks, toolkits and reports

Building relationships: how best to communicate with policymakers

Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP): What's it all About?

New Community Action Agency Executive Director Chat

Creating a Sustainable Organizational DEI Culture

Wednesday, July 27

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Registration Open, Atrium

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Exhibit Hall Open

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Breakout Sessions 3

Economic Changes and Challenges of the Social Assistance Sector

Best Practices for Supervisors

Move over Millennials! Gen Z is here and the workplace will be different (again)

Home Office Healthy Improvements

Connecting with Community

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Break

10:15 AM - 11:30 PM Breakout Sessions 4

Pause, Listen, Respond: How we Teach De-Escalation to Mental Health Workers

Trauma-Sensitive Strength-Based Approaches for Early Childhood

Current Fraud Trends in Nonprofits

Self-Motivation with Life Balanced Goal Setting

Creating a Sustainable Organizational DEI Culture

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Awards Luncheon

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Break

1:45 PM – 3:00 PM Breakout Session 5

Trauma-Informed Practices: Introducing an Organizational Assessment Tool

Coaching Strategies: Beyond the Performance Review

Listening Session: Ending Homelessness & Advancing Housing Stability

Fueling Resiliency in the Middle

Connecting with Community

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Break

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM Breakout Session 6

ROMA and Org Standards Compliance for Boards

Succession Planning: Before Someone Leaves

Extending the Lifespan of Your Content to Grow and Engage Your Community

Sustainable Strategies to Build a Resilient Team

Building Your Bounce

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Mutual of America Sponsored Networking/Game Night - Fundraiser - Suggested $5 fee (talk with your agency fundraiser rep for more info)

Thursday, July 28

7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Registration Open, Atrium

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Closing Session

Keynote: C. Willi Myles

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM Breakout Sessions 7

Creating a Cybersecurity Response Plan + Example Scenario Practice

Strategies to Onboard, Support & Retain Your New Executive

Examining Poverty Statistics & Other Economic Trends

Building and Retaining Strong Teams

How to build an efficient paperless filing system, with special emphasis on how it should be structured to comply with document retention policies

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions 8

Ransomware: What it is and How to Avoid it

Developing a Dementia Friendly Workplace

Managing Leadership Transition

Bounce Back Project: Promoting Health Through Happiness

How to build effective reconciliation schedules or reconciliation processes for GL accounts

Updated 6/23/22

More Info, contact: leahpauletti@minncap.org