Awards Presented at Annual Meeting
Over 150 people attended the Community Care Alliance (CCA) 127th Annual Meeting on June 27th at St. Ann Arts & Cultural Center in Woonsocket, including Board of Directors, staff, Friends of CCA, and invited guests from the community. Board Chair, Lynda A. Stein, Ph.D., led the business meeting, in which the slate of Directors and Officers was approved unanimously, effective July 1, 2018. CCA Board of Directors also affirmed the appointment of Directors to Boards of affiliated HUD Borrowers Corporations.
Guest speakers were clients of the agency, who told their inspiring stories to guests. The Paul H. Dempster Award, CCA’s highest commendation, was presented to Ivy Medeiros, who has been the Director of Child Welfare, Family Well-being and Permanency, as well as a Congressional Citation from Rep. David Cicilline. In July, Ms. Medeiros will be departing CCA to be the Executive Director of the Stevens Treatment Programs in Swansea, MA. Ubuntu Awards to honor CCA staff persons who embody the spirit of humanity toward others was presented to Emma Dandy, Family Services Coordinator, and Madeline Silva, Housing Services Supervisor.