State of Poverty Blog

Black History Month – Every Month

Posted on February 14, 2022 Posted By

Every February we, as a nation, celebrate the contributions, sacrifices and achievements of African Americans. For a month we learn and relearn pieces of the Black experience in this country, and we...

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Year in Review – NASCSP 2021

Posted on December 28, 2021 Posted By

It is hard to put words to this past year. COVID-19 is still with us, and now in new ways the Delta variant and more recently the Omicron variant have made appearances that look to be long-term. Even...

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Women in Weatherization – Amy Vieira

Posted on December 6, 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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Women of Weatherization – Ana Johnson

Posted on November 22, 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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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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