Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2022

Today is Earth Day, the 52nd one. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, 8 years after Rachel Carson’s transformative book Silent Spring was published and less than a year after a massive oil spill covered Californian beaches and the Cuyahoga River caught fire in Ohio. The importance of the environment, of earth and its finite resources, was making its way into people’s consciousness

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Women's History Month

March 22, 2022

As the sun begins to set on Women’s History Month, we wanted to share some thoughts that have been rolling around. First, we wanted to celebrate the many contributions of women to, well, everything. Did you know that the aquarium was invented by a woman (Jeanne Villepreux-Power), peep holes for doors were invented by a woman (Marie Van Brittan Brown), windshield wipers and car heaters

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2021 WAP New Manager's Training - On Demand

March 21, 2022

WAP 2021 NEW MANAGER’S ORIENTATION – LIVE SESSIONS Session 1: Annual Planning and Grant Application  Join Session This session will provide an overview of the required plan elements, the review and approval process, PAGE navigation, and reporting requirements. Download the presentation View the live recording Session 2: Program Eligibility and LIHEAP Coordination Join

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CSBG, Weatherization and Spatial Equity

February 23, 2022

In June of 2020 the killing of George Floyd sparked civilian uprising(s) calling for racial justice. Since then the pursuit of racial equity has become a central conversation for many. This conversation has increased focus on how redlining, gentrification, and the clustering of disadvantaged individuals in segregated communities impacts minorities. According to Dr. Lawrence Brown, author of

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Black History Month - Every Month

February 14, 2022

Every February we, as a nation, celebrate the contributions, sacrifices and achievements of African Americans. For a month we learn and relearn pieces of the Black experience in this country, and we inch forward in our understanding of that experience. Here at NASCSP we continue to work to learn and understand the experience and how it can inform our work in a deeper way. We want to participate

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