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2018 Poverty Census Data Highlights

September 11, 2019

Yesterday morning the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest data on poverty, income, and health insurance coverage. The results showed that between 2017 and 2018, incomes stayed flat, the official

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Update from the CSBG DATA Task Force Summer 2019 Meeting

August 14, 2019

The CSBG DATA Task Force is convened by the National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) to assist the Office of Community Services (OCS) and NASCSP in understanding and

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LIHEAP and WAP: A Dynamic Duo for Reducing the Low-Income Energy Burden

August 1, 2019

Written By: Sophie Mariam, NASCSP Intern High energy costs place a significant burden on low-income families, due to the high percentage of monthly income these households spend on utility

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Healthy Homes Month 2019

June 12, 2019

Written by: Sophie Mariam, NASCSP Intern June is National Healthy Homes Month, an awareness campaign to emphasize the link between a safe home and the health of individuals and communities.

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Reflecting on Community Action Month

May 31, 2019

Written by Pamela Harrison, CSBG State Assistance Director at NASCSP May is recognized as Community Action Month. Community Action Month was created to highlight Community Action Agencies’ (CAAs) role in helping families with low incomes achieve economic security. It is also the month to recognize and celebrate the successes accomplished by the people dedicated and committed to making a

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