Tips for Starting a Healthy Homes Program

December 20, 2011

By Ryan Ward NASCSP’s Healthy Homes staff recently completed its first round of six Weatherization Plus Health regional conferences across the country. A key component of these conferences was a “Promising Practices” panel session, which provided audience members with an opportunity to ask presenters about how they got their healthy homes initiatives off the ground. Many presenters

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WAP Corner: A Jean Diggs Tribute

December 20, 2011

By Bob Scott At the end of 2011, the Weatherization network will lose one of its greatest champions and most knowledgeable resources, as longtime Energy Technology Programs Specialist for the DOE WAP, Jean Diggs will retire. The announcement is bittersweet for all who have had the privilege to work with Jean. After 40+ years of government service, including 34 in WAP, she most certainly deserves

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CSBG Spotlight: Nutrition and Home-Delivered Meals Programs Serve the Hungry Year-Round in Wyoming

December 20, 2011

Edited by Payten Carroll Food drives and collections are popular holiday humanitarian projects, but as Community Action Agencies (CAA) across the country know, hunger is a year-round problem that affects one in six Americans. Nutrition impacts the health and well-being of individuals as well as the economic security of the entire community. Hunger is a drain on community resources in terms of

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Legislative Update: December 2011

December 20, 2011

By Brad Penney Well it’s the last month of the year and it certainly has been a volatile legislative session. We’ve witnessed government pushed to the brink of shutting down on several occasions and, as of this writing, important legislative items dealing with unemployment compensation and tax increases on all working people hang in the balance. After skirting the possibility of a

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Words from our President: Steve's Photography Tips

December 20, 2011

As a photographer, I look forward to the holidays with great anticipation. Not only is the seasonal revelry abundant with opportunities to capture great images, but it’s also a perfect time to look back over my albums from the past year and savor all those great moments captured on film. In our work on income and energy security, I also look forward to the holidays. There’s plenty to

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