Category: CSBG

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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State Spotlight Blog: Two-Generation Approach in Minnesota and Tennessee

May 29, 2020

In recent years, Two-Generation (“2Gen”) approaches to combatting poverty have garnered significant attention. The 2Gen model targets low-income children and parents from the same household,

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Happy Community Action Month from NASCSP!

May 1, 2020

May 1st marks the beginning of Community Action Month! This month is a time for the CSBG network to highlight the impact that Community Action has across our country! The goal is to show

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A Year in Review - NASCSP 2019

December 19, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, we arrive at the end of NASCSP’s 40th anniversary year. We would like to take some time this holiday season to reflect on the past year and all that we have accomplished

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