State of Poverty Blog

Executive Director’s Blog Post – Summer 2023

Posted on August 29, 2023 Posted By

To say that it has been a hot summer is the greatest of understatements. Across the U.S., communities—rural, urban, and all in between—have been suffering under sweltering conditions with no...

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Building Green Futures: Empowering Careers in Weatherization

Posted on June 2, 2023 Posted By

The rapidly evolving fields of clean energy, energy efficiency and renewable energy have witnessed remarkable growth in recent years. However, individuals interested in pursuing careers in these...

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Water Assistance and Partnership Guest Blog from Kentucky

Posted on May 24, 2023 Posted By

The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is a federally funded program provided through the Consolidated Appropriations Act...

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Partnerships in IL Build Health and Community

Posted on May 17, 2023 Posted By

    When thinking about CSBG, it is impossible not to think about the Community.  After all, it is the COMMUNITY Services Block Grant.  In Illinois, we value our communities and the...

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Utah State’s Experience: Linkages & Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Posted on May 9, 2023 Posted By

In Utah, the pandemic housing relief program, Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA), was administered by the Department of Workforce Services’ Housing & Community Development Division (HCD), the...

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Virginia Utilizes Public/Private Partnerships to  Bring CAAs to the Table for Expanded Broadband Coverage

Posted on May 3, 2023 Posted By

Community Action Month Blog Virginia Utilizes Public/Private Partnerships to  Bring CAAs to the Table for Expanded Broadband Coverage   When it comes to finding and fostering effective linkages, it...

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Green Generation Sustainability Workforce Development Program Growing Future Leaders

Posted on March 15, 2023 Posted By

“If we can leverage what we bring to the table with our experiences and our backgrounds and connections, we have the opportunities to change these young people’s lives, that also changes these...

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Virginia CAP Paves New Pathways to Growing Weatherization Workforce

Posted on January 3, 2023 Posted By

Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with the Hampton Roads Community Action Program (HRCAP), based in Newport News, VA, to discuss a unique pilot program. HRCAP’s Chief Operating Officer,...

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2023 A Year of Transition – a message from NASCSPs Executive Director

Posted on December 27, 2022 Posted By

This has been a year of transition, not just for NASCSP but across the country and the globe. While the pandemic continued to challenge public health systems and communities, many across the country,...

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Weatherization Success Stories: Pro Tips

Posted on October 26, 2022 Posted By

Sometimes when we talk about success stories, we pick one story and share it.  This Energy Efficiency Awareness Month we want to go big picture! We are going to share a bit about why they are so...

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