Training & Technical Assistance

  • Free agency-specific training on a variety of topics including board orientation and governance, organizational standards, organizational self-assessment, strategic planning and more
  • Free or discounted registration for ROMA Implementer Training
  • Discounts on Training and Technical Assistance from California Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA)
  • Post-conference debrief calls for all major community action conferences
  • Scholarships towards earning the Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP) designation
  • Scholarships for the New Executive Director Boot Camp that includes presentations from CAP, NCAF, WIPFLI, and NASCSP
  • Access to online, on-demand training via CalCAPA Academy

Subscription Services

  • Free membership to VirtualCAP
  • Bi-monthly e-Newsletter with relevant information for community action
  • Regular legislative updates throughout the year
  • Free membership to CAPLAW
  • Weekly email with pertinent information to the community action network for Executive Directors


  • Access to regional community action collaboratives
  • Network-wide communication channels via CalCAPA Connect
  • Access to association sponsored webinars
  • Network of Peer Experts around the state in a variety of programmatic and administrative areas
  • Access to quarterly Executive Director Roundtables


  • Advocacy with the California Assembly and Senate
  • Advocacy with the California Congressional Delegations
  • Access to national community action leaders with the opportunity to provide input and shape direction


  • Discounted registration for CalCAPA’s annual Legislative Day mini-conference
  • Discounted registration for the CalCAPA annual conference