New eCourse Available

In “Community Action: Our History, Our Narrative”, Dr. Aaron E. Wicks, PhD, NCRT, CCAP, of Action for a Better Community in Rochester walks through the challenges and opportunities that Community Action has encountered throughout its history. This engaging course is broken into six sections, and lasts approximately 45 minutes. You do not need to complete this course in one sitting. Your progress will be saved between sessions.

Additional Courses Available on NYSCAA Learn

Check out some of our other free courses available to NY State Community Action Agency staff, Board Members, and volunteers!

Welcome to NYSCAA

Learn about NYSCAA resources available to all New York State Community Action Agency staff. Enroll in the course to get started!

Community Action Agency Board Roles and Responsibilities

Designed for Community Action Agency Board Members, this course covers key CAA board concepts including the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) board structure, financial considerations, conflicts of interest, relevant legal standards, and organizational standards.

About NYSCAA Learn

NYSCAA Learn hosts free, compelling, online courses for Community Action Agency Staff, Board Members and Volunteers! Sign up now for your free account!

  • Start and stop learning – fit learning into your schedule. Return to the course without losing your progress.
  • Certificates of Completion – document your professional growth.
  • Expand your knowledge of Community Action – at your own pace.

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