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NASCSP Welcomes Jeannie Chaffin as Interim Executive Director

July 1, 2022

NASCSP is excited to welcome Jeannie Chaffin as our Interim Executive Director. Since 2017 Jeannie has provided consulting services at the local, state, and national levels. Prior to 2017 Jeannie led the Office of Community Services as a presidential appointee in the US Department of Health and Human Services, where she managed nearly $7 billion in federal block grants and discretionary

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In Honor of Pride Month - A Little History...

June 1, 2022

The History of Pride Month & the Uprising at the Stonewall Inn During this month of Pride, we thought it might be a good idea to offer some historical context to what has become such a distinguishable and celebratory month for so many members of the LGBTQIA+ community. This year marks the 52nd year since the first Pride parade was organized by Brenda Howard, a bisexual activist; however,

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Community Action, Inc. Receives Governor’s Excellence in Community Action Award

May 25, 2022

In Wisconsin, the Governor and his administration celebrate Community Action Month by recognizing the vital contributions Community Action Agencies (CAAs) make to identify and combat the causes of poverty in Wisconsin’s biggest cities and smallest towns. Through innovative programs and services, CAAs play a pivotal role in working in partnership with low-income families. This is especially

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Happy Community Action Month... Again!

May 18, 2022

For Community Action Month, we continue celebrating the work of our incredibly diverse network by hearing directly from one of our members. Jaimi Clifford, with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, took some of her precious time and shared a little bit about the comprehensive statewide CNA project that was recently undertaken in Maine. We hope you’ll enjoy learning about their

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Happy Community Action Month!

May 11, 2022

For Community Action Month, we are celebrating the work of an incredibly diverse network by hearing directly from one of our members. Leslie Taylor, of the California Department of Community Services and Development, took some of her precious time and shared a little bit about the racial equity work that has been happening in CA. We hope you enjoy learning about their work and are as inspired

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