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Welcome to the Capital Area Human Resource Association

The Capital Area Human Resource Association (CAHRA) is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development, and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on and off the web. 

Monthly Meeting Annoucement

Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Location: Hilton Hotel (County Line Rd.); Jackson, MS. 

Time: @ 11:30 a.m. - Penthouse 


Guests are welcome and the fee is $20.00, which can be paid at the door or pre-paid via PayPal @  **Note: There is a $5.00 processing fee if using PayPal.***

We normally meet on the first Wednesday of each month; however, there are exceptions.  For example, in July we do not meet, and in September, we have an evening members only networking meeting.

Please continue to check our website @ for monthly meeting topics and speakers.

Sons and Daughters Scholarship 

The Sons and Daughter's Scholarship is provided by CAHRA to it's members' children who are high school seniors, high school graduates, or planning to enroll as a first year college undergraduate student in an accredited community, junior, or (4) year college. Three $1,000.00 scholarships are awareded each year.  Applications are due May 15th and can be found here: /sites/

Updating your Membership Profile

Members may view their current membership profile and/or update your information (address, phone number, email address etc.) by clicking here.

To update your information, you will need to log in by entering your Username and Password. Once you have logged in, please click the Edit button.

Accessing LinkedIn Page 

To access or join the CAHRA LinkedIn page; please click visit

Replacement Name Badges

Name badges are furnished to all new members upon receipt of dues. Replacement badges are available to members at a cost of $15.00.  Members can mail a check to CAHRA mailbox, remit payment at meeting, or pay via Paypal @  **Note: There is a $5.00 processing fee if using PayPal.**


Upcoming Events

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  • June 6, 2018
    Hilton Hotel - Penthouse Floor (County Line Rd.) Jackson, MS
  • June 7, 2018
    Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company 1401 Livingston Lane Jackson, MS 39205

    We invite you to join us for CAHRA's 2018 Strategic Planning Workshop! Sherry Johnson, our SHRM Field Services Director, will be leading this Workshop where you will:

    • Review key elements of a Strategic Planning Process
    • Understand the tools to be utilized throughout the Strategic process...
  • July 4, 2018 - 11:30am
    No Meeting

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