Category: CSBG

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

May 28, 2021

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

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Guest Blog: Wisconsin Leveraging Community Action Network for Vaccine Confidence Education

May 20, 2021

By: Anna Sainsbury, CSBG Contract Manager, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families [caption id="attachment_18812" align="alignnone" width="639"] Photo credit: George Hinton, CEO of the

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Radical Roots: The Civil Rights Movement and Community Action

February 28, 2021

Black History Month is more than a yearly celebration of the achievements of individual Black Americans, it is an acknowledgement of the critical social, political, and cultural contributions of

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2019 Poverty Census Data & COVID Impacts

September 22, 2020

Yesterday morning the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest data on poverty, income, and health insurance coverage. The results showed that between 2018 and 2019, incomes increased, the official poverty rate declined slightly, and more people became uninsured. This data was gathered before the COVID-19 pandemic and therefore doesn’t reflect the situation for many families today. Rather, it

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Making a Home Healthy, Safe, & Comfortable in South Dakota

June 8, 2020

In 2018, GROW South Dakota’s weatherization team received a call from Ruth, a senior resident in need of assistance with heating her house. When the weatherization team went to her home, they

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