Category: Poverty

2018 Poverty Census Data Highlights

September 11, 2019

Yesterday morning the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest data on poverty, income, and health insurance coverage. The results showed that between 2017 and 2018, incomes stayed flat, the official

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Healthy Homes Month 2019

June 12, 2019

Written by: Sophie Mariam, NASCSP Intern June is National Healthy Homes Month, an awareness campaign to emphasize the link between a safe home and the health of individuals and communities.

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Reflecting on Community Action Month

May 31, 2019

Written by Pamela Harrison, CSBG State Assistance Director at NASCSP May is recognized as Community Action Month. Community Action Month was created to highlight Community Action Agencies’ (CAAs) role in helping families with low incomes achieve economic security. It is also the month to recognize and celebrate the successes accomplished by the people dedicated and committed to making a

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State Spotlight: Amidst the Disaster, Hope and Partnership in California

May 29, 2019

This guest blog was written by Thomas Tenorio, CEO of the Community Action Agency of Butte County, in partnership with the California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD). CSD is

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Community Action Month- Fact Friday #4

May 24, 2019

Families served by CSBG have the ability to report all sources of income, not just the primary source to CAAs. It is critical to note that 14.5 percent of the families who reported income to CAAs,

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