State of Poverty Blog

Women of Weatherization – Beth Ryan

Posted on October 27, 2021 Posted By

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has been around for 45 years and has served more than 8m households, saving families money and making homes healthier and safer. From the beginning, women...

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It’s Energy Efficiency Day!

Posted on October 6, 2021 Posted By

Energy Efficiency Day is the first Wednesday of Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Month – October. According to www.energyefficiencyday.org it “is a collaborative effort of dozens of energy...

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Women of Weatherization – Colleen Hutson

Posted on October 4, 2021 Posted By

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has been around for nearly 45 years and has served more than 8 million households, saving families money and making their homes healthier and safer. From...

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Women of Weatherization – Jo McAninch

Posted on August 25, 2021 Posted By

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has been around for nearly 45 years and has served more than 8 million households, saving families money, and making their homes healthier and safer. From...

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45 Years of Success for the Weatherization Assistance Program

Posted on August 12, 2021 Posted By

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) was created on August 14th, 1976, when President Gerald Ford signed the Energy Conservation and Production Act into law. The legislation established a...

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CSBG: The 40-Year-Old Block Grant

Posted on August 12, 2021 Posted By

This Friday, August 13, is the Community Services Block Grant’s 40th anniversary. 40 years ago, the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 was signed into law on August 13, 1981, authorizing and...

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Women of Weatherization – Amanda Porter

Posted on July 19, 2021 Posted By

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has been around for nearly 45 years and has served more than 8 million households, saving families money and making their homes healthier and safer. From...

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Juneteenth: A Holiday and Call to Action for Racial Justice

Posted on June 17, 2021 Posted By

The Emancipation Proclamation was signed on January 1, 1863, and the Civil War ended on April 9, 1865, but it is June 19, 1865, and every anniversary since, that have come to commemorate the...

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Women of Weatherization – Kelia Bravo

Posted on June 15, 2021 Posted By

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has been around for nearly 45 years and has served more than 8 million households, saving families money and making their homes healthier and safer. From...

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Guest Blog: Virginia Community Action Network Creates Incarceration Diversion Working Group

Posted on May 28, 2021 Posted By

By: Matt Fitzgerald, Community Service Program Manager VA Dept of Social Services For the Virginia Community Action Network 2020 began as a time of advancement. The network had been moving forward on...

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