Author: Britt Pomush

Happy Community Action Month!

May 11, 2022

For Community Action Month, we are celebrating the work of an incredibly diverse network by hearing directly from one of our members. Leslie Taylor, of the California Department of Community Services and Development, took some of her precious time and shared a little bit about the racial equity work that has been happening in CA. We hope you enjoy learning about their work and are as inspired

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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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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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Year in Review - NASCSP 2021

December 28, 2021

It is hard to put words to this past year. COVID-19 is still with us, and now in new ways the Delta variant and more recently the Omicron variant have made appearances that look to be long-term. Even so, multiple vaccines have received FDA approval and are being administered across the country to children as young as five, offering hope. Natural disasters ravaged the country with fires,

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