Category: CSBG

2011 NASCSP Annual Conference—Seattle

November 16, 2011

by Dominique Turrentine The 2011 NASCSP Annual Training Conference was held September 20-23, at the Seattle Sheraton in Seattle, Washington. CSBG and WAP directors from all over the country came together to expand their insights into their respective programs and to strengthen their understanding of our overall purpose- responding to poverty at the National, State, and local level. The

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Local View: Supercommittee Must Protect Kids

November 16, 2011

By Becky Gould | Printed Originally by the Lincoln Journal Star Becky Gould is the Executive Director of Nebraska Appleseed, and writes on behalf of the Nebraska Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, Voices for Children Nebraska, and NAMI Nebraska - all co-sponsors of the Step Up for Kids rally. People from across Nebraska will come together Tuesday to join the "Step Up for

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CSBG Data Corner: CSBG Data Wheels

November 16, 2011

by Tabitha Beck As the fight to keep CSBG at an adequate funding level continues, NASCSP wants to be sure our members and supporters have the most up-to-date information regarding the success of CSBG. In mid-September, all CSBG members received the 2010 CSBG Annual Report and Highlights via mail. We also sent them to State CAA Associations, partners, governors, and key legislators. A new tool

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CSBG Corner: Coordinating Community Response in Arizona

November 16, 2011

Edited by Eric Stam Community Action Agencies often serve as important centers of coordination and service integration when a community takes action. In Arizona, during the summer of 2010, intense heat (Phoenix recorded over 30 days of heat at or over 90 degrees) posed a serious health risk to many individuals and required a regional response. The City of Phoenix Human Services Department, a

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Words from our President: Painting a Pathway to Opportunity

November 16, 2011

By Steve Payne The White House recently released Creating Pathways to Opportunity, a report that outlines what “Pathways Back to Work” (job creation and training in new industries) the Administration has done to help create opportunity for all Americans. It highlights the impact of Recovery Act funding in preventing further economic turmoil by keeping more than six million Americans out

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