Category: CSBG

CSBG Data Corner: Have We Recovered?

August 26, 2011

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) infused billions of dollars into hundreds of federal programs to create jobs and stimulate the economy. The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), which received Recovery Act funding, allows states to strategically target the root causes of poverty on a local level. The CSBG Network received $1 billion supplementary CSBG dollars

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CSBG Success in Nevada: Geothermal Industry Job Training

August 26, 2011

In order to meet a growing need in the geothermal industry, Churchill County Social Services, a CSBG eligible entity in western Nevada, offered a job training program designed to prepare individuals and teach the skills needed for careers in the geothermal industry. Part of a larger employment initiative, the agency aimed to help Churchill County residents who earn below the 200% poverty

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