You Can Eat it, But you Can't Frost it!
(Disclaimer: This math story is not essential to any legislative or policy discussion, nor do we make any claims as to its value in helping with your CSBG Data report. However, it may provide some insight into the workings to the Acting Director of Research’s brain). The Chair’s article this month reminded me of a math symposium I did in college, about a seemingly simple yet complex
NASCSP Goes to the National Healthy Homes Conference
[caption id="attachment_90" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="NASCSP wins the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's Best Exhibit Award at the 2011 National Healthy Homes Conference in Denver, Colorado. (l-r, NASCSP Healthy Homes Staff: Bob Scott, Ameer Bishay, Rebecca Stewart, Jenae Bjelland, Raymond Thomas, Ryan Ward and Jeff Wojciechowski.)"][/caption] The National
WAP Corner: Telling the Story of Weatherization
As the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) moves into the post-Recovery Act era, telling its story is more important than ever. To maintain funding levels and staffing, the network needs to attract new partners and the best way to do so is to show that the WAP is a proven, cost-effective and ultimately very successful program. NASCSP has many tools available on the WAPTAC website to
Spotlight on Weatherization Plus Health Regional Conference
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Plus Health initiative is a national effort to comprehensively and strategically coordinate resources to improve the energy efficiency, health, and safety of low-income homes. NASCSP is implementing the project on behalf of DOE and has planned a series of regional conferences that will facilitate strong, effective partnerships between the
CSBG Data Corner: Have We Recovered?
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) infused billions of dollars into hundreds of federal programs to create jobs and stimulate the economy. The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), which received Recovery Act funding, allows states to strategically target the root causes of poverty on a local level. The CSBG Network received $1 billion supplementary CSBG dollars