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Hurricane Harvey: A Year Later

August 23, 2018

This guest blog was provided by Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, which oversees the 40 Community Action Agencies in Texas. We are Texans, we expect a storm or two to come

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LIHEAP & WAP- Working Together to Reduce Energy Burden

August 21, 2018

Written By: Jaimee Kidd, NASCSP Intern The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides critical support to low-income families working to ensure their own energy security and

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CSBG Success Story- Tennessee

July 16, 2018

The success story below was provided by Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency (MCCAA) in Tennessee. The Richness of Gratitude “None is more impoverished than the one who has no

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Overview: Ascend Report on Two-Generation Approaches to Poverty

July 3, 2018

By: Jaimee Kidd, NASCSP Intern This June, Ascend at the Aspen Institute released an extensive report serving as an update on the success of two-generation approaches across the country. Dedicated to putting an end to intergenerational poverty, Ascend commits itself to supporting innovative strategies and solutions that lift up entire families to ensure economic security and educational

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National Healthy Homes Month 2018

May 30, 2018

June is National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM), an initiative designed to spread awareness about the important connection between homes and the health of individuals, families, and communities. Created by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), this year’s theme is “Check Your Home: Protect Your Family.” This theme was

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