Author: Britt Pomush
Happy Community Action Month... Again!
For Community Action Month, we continue celebrating the work of our incredibly diverse network by hearing directly from one of our members. Jaimi Clifford, with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, took some of her precious time and shared a little bit about the comprehensive statewide CNA project that was recently undertaken in Maine. We hope you’ll enjoy learning about theirREAD MORE
Happy Community Action Month!
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 inspiredREAD MORE
Happy Earth Day!
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 consciousnessREAD MORE
Women's History Month
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 heatersREAD MORE
Black History Month - Every Month
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 participateREAD MORE