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Tips for Responding to ICE Inquiries at Your CAA or Head Start Center

The following resources cover tips for responding to immigration officials who show up at your CAA’s offices or Head Start facilities asking to speak to employees or clients, or seeking the agency’s records pertaining to employees or clients.

Tips for CAAs | Tips for CAAs with Head Start

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UBIT: Old and New Traps for the Unwary

In this two-part webinar series, CAPLAW attorneys discuss federal unrelated business income tax (UBIT) rules, exceptions, and exclusions, as well as the new tax on employee parking and commuter benefits under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Webinar Recording | Download FAQ

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Community Action and the Proposed Changes to the Public Charge Rule

Under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s recently proposed changes to the public charge rule, use of certain public benefits such as SNAP, Medicaid, and housing assistance would count as negative factors against legal immigrants when they apply for citizenship. The public comment period for the proposed rule has closed, and DHS is currently reviewing submitted comments.

The Community Action Partnership, NASCSP, and CAPLAW developed the following resources discussing the proposed changes and potential impact on CAAs.

Webinar Recording | Webinar Slides

FAQs on the Public Charge Rule

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CSBG and Head Start Crosswalk

CAAs that run Head Start programs are tasked with following two sets of different, yet overlapping, requirements that apply to the funding they receive under the CSBG and Head Start Acts. CAPLAW developed a crosswalk showing the connections between the two sets of requirements to help CAAs better understand the overlap and establish a more integrated approach to compliance. Learn more.

News for Community Action

 

Free Upcoming Webinars

Maximizing Your Native Advertising and Use of Social Media Influencers for Nonprofits
Presented by: Venable LLP
Date: Thursday July 18, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. EST
As marketing techniques and social media platforms develop over time, the Federal Trade Commission and other regulators are continuing to issue guidance in this space – and, more recently, are bringing enforcement actions. Hear from Venable attorneys Melissa Steinman and Annie Lee on how to use native advertising and social media influencers to spread the word about your nonprofit, and how to do so in a compliant manner.


Dashboards: Making Your Data Work for You
Presented by: Propel Nonprofits
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Learn how to make your data – from social impact to financial information – more digestible and useful for making decisions. This webinar will cover how to select information to include on your dashboard and how dashboard reports can complement other important financial reports.


Transforming Business Models
Presented by: Propel Nonprofits
Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Learn the four core components of a nonprofit business model – revenue mix, understanding the cost of effective programs, infrastructure, and capital structure – and how all of these components connect to mission and your organization’s financial health.


What's My Role as a Nonprofit Board Member?
Presented by: Propel Nonprofits
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
You're at the table – now what? Learn to participate in board meetings and other engagements with more confidence and knowledge about your role as a board member. This webinar will cover board responsibilities and how you can be a strong resource for a nonprofit organization.


 

 

 

Watch CAPLAW's Attorney Network webinar series "Legal Issues Unique to CAAs".

In this two-part webinar series, we pose questions and provide answers to help orient attorneys working with CAAs on some of the key legal requirements that impact the way CAAs operate. Rather than delve deeply into any one issue, we will help CAA attorneys spot a variety of CAA legal issues and identify CAPLAW resources that attorneys may refer to when working with CAAs on specific matters.


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