Category: NASCSP Updates

Black History Month: Black Anti-Poverty Advocates You Should Know

February 1, 2018

Black History Month is a yearly celebration of achievements and accomplishments by African Americans. It is also a time for highlighting the role that black Americans have had in shaping in U.S.

Category : CSBG, NASCSP Updates

A Year in Review - NASCSP 2017

December 28, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, and we look towards the bright future of the CSBG and WAP Networks, we would like to reflect on the past year. First, where has NASCSP been? Next, what were some of the most


2016 Poverty Census Data: Progress Made, but Programs in Jeopardy

September 12, 2017

This morning the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest data on poverty, income, and health insurance coverage. The results showed a decrease in the poverty rate and an increase in median household


Words from Our President: See you in Biloxi!

August 11, 2017

As I write this post, our Annual conference is fast approaching! I’m excited to see everyone together again in Biloxi in just about a month! I’d also like to take this opportunity to look back and reflect on what has been a busy few months since we last all gathered at our Spring Conference. On both the WAP and CSBG fronts, NASCSP has been hard at work on many initiatives. In April, States


Response to Budget Justification: CSBG

June 1, 2017

Last week the Trump Administration released its full budget for Fiscal Year 2018. Regrettably, this proposal cuts funding at the Department Health and Human Services (HHS) by 16.2 percent. As part of these reductions, the Administration is seeking to eliminate the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG). In its “Major Savings and Reforms” document and in the HHS budget justification, the

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