December 30, 2015

Greetings from the NASCSP Staff and Happy Holidays. The CSBG Network had a wonderful year and as we move into 2016, we expect to continue on the path of excellence in alleviating poverty. As a part of a CSBG network that includes over 1,000 agencies across the nation that are dedicated to fighting poverty in a variety of ways, we are proud of the work that our network has done in the past year.

Category : CSBG, Events, NASCSP Updates

Community Action Collaborates with Partners in Florida to Close Service Gaps and Ensure Youth Access to Summer Programs

November 30, 2015

The City of Fort Pierce, the county seat for St. Lucie County, Florida, has experienced a disturbing increase in gang-related violence in recent years. Based on crime statistics, Fort Pierce was ranked as the 22nd most dangerous city nationwide in 2014. Using an anti-gang model pioneered by the U.S. Department of Juvenile Justice in cities across the country, community leaders came together to

Category : CSBG

Words from NASCSP WAP Program Chair: The Importance of Weatherization Day

October 30, 2015

Why Is Weatherization Day Important to Me? My name is Ray Judy and I am currently the WAP Program Chair for NASCSP. I started my career in the Weatherization Assistance Program as a “Material Installer” [shell technician, insulation guy, crew person, etc.] for a WAP sub-grantee in Southern Indiana. When I took the job, I did not have any far-reaching goals. I was young, my wife was pregnant


Community Action Agencies Work to Alleviate Energy Burden and Unsafe Housing

October 27, 2015

By Quinton Young, Program Assistant Community Action Agencies (CAAs) work across the United States and its territories to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities. Through the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) and other grants, these agencies have the flexibility to provide innovative, flexible, and responsive programs and services to address the needs in their


Mini Weatherization Toolkit, Week 4

October 26, 2015

We made it! We are in the Final Week of Energy Action Month! The staff here at NASCSP is impressed with the enthusiasm shown across the WAP Network and beyond. Your tweets, proclamations and events have made this Public Information Campaign one to remember. This week’s goal is to finish stronger than ever! Feel free to use and follow the hashtags #EnergyActionMonth, #Weatherization, #WAPworks,

Category : Events, Weatherization
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