State of Poverty Blog

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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Apprenticeship Pathways for Weatherization Workforce Development

Posted on October 18, 2022 Posted By

On the Northeastern edge of Missouri, a spectacular thing is happening. The local Community Action Agency has built and launched a new apprentice and workforce program, graduating certified Home...

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? Celebrating WAP Partnerships with Sarah Hurth, NREMT

Posted on October 12, 2022 Posted By

Sarah Hurth has extensive experience working in healthy homes and weatherization and is currently a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) working in Oregon. Sarah is friendly and...

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October 5th is Energy Efficiency Awareness Day!

Posted on October 5, 2022 Posted By

It’s Household Benefits Week – energy health and safety benefits galore! We all know that Weatherization is a special program that makes impactful changes in peoples lives across the country. The...

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Celebrating LIHEAP Action Month with Katrina Metzler of NEUAC!

Posted on August 16, 2022 Posted By

August is the month we celebrate and elevate the work of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). For LIHEAP Action Month this year, I sat down with the Executive Director of the...

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NASCSP Welcomes Jeannie Chaffin as Interim Executive Director

Posted on July 1, 2022 Posted By

NASCSP is excited to welcome Jeannie Chaffin as our Interim Executive Director. Since 2017 Jeannie has provided consulting services at the local, state, and national levels. Prior to 2017 Jeannie led...

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In Honor of Pride Month – A Little History…

Posted on June 1, 2022 Posted By

The History of Pride Month & the Uprising at the Stonewall Inn During this month of Pride, we thought it might be a good idea to offer some historical context to what has become such a...

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Community Action, Inc. Receives Governor’s Excellence in Community Action Award

Posted on May 25, 2022 Posted By

In Wisconsin, the Governor and his administration celebrate Community Action Month by recognizing the vital contributions Community Action Agencies (CAAs) make to identify and combat the causes of...

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Happy Community Action Month… Again!

Posted on May 18, 2022 Posted By

For Community Action Month, we continue celebrating the work of our incredibly diverse network by hearing directly from one of our members. Jaimi Clifford, with the Maine Department of Health and...

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