Tag: Community Action

Week 1 Mini #BeCommunityAction Toolkit

May 4, 2015

Hello! It’s the first week of Community Action Month! In addition to the great resources available from the Partnership, NASCSP and NCAF, we’ve collaborated to build mini-toolkits to help you get started with original content each week! We’ve provided sample Tweets and Facebook posts below, as well as some images for you to use. (You can print  a hard copy here!) Some of these are ready

Category : CSBG, Events

Guest Blog: Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency’s Local Approach to Increase Access for Low Income Seniors

April 14, 2015

Senior Fruit & Vegetable Voucher Program: Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency’s Local Approach to Increase Access for Low Income Seniors Shared by Sharon Schulz, RKCAA CEO Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency is involved in several community food security efforts. As the provider of Women, Infants and Children (WIC) services for Kenosha County, RKCAA was looking at solutions to

Category : CSBG

SOTU says “expanding opportunity works.” We promote access to opportunity.

January 21, 2015

Long before the 2015 State of the Union, we, members of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Network and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Network, committed “ourselves to an economy that generates rising incomes and chances for everyone who makes the effort.” We, like President Obama, believe that expanding opportunity works. But beyond just expanding opportunity, we believe in


Florida Community Action Agency Supports Clients through Family Self-Sufficiency Program

January 5, 2015

Edited by Rae Tamblyn, Research and Communications Analyst [caption id="attachment_2491" align="alignright" width="200"] “The Family Self-Sufficiency Program has changed my life in so many ways, all for the better for me and my daughter. Before I was introduced to this program, I was an average single mother with a high school diploma, working for minimum wage. Once I began this program,

Category : CSBG

Check out the 2014 CSBG Annual Report, featuring data from over 1,000 CAAs nationwide

December 23, 2014

By Rae Tamblyn, Research and Communications Analyst at NASCSP The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) is unique among federal programs in that it is the only comprehensive investment exclusively focused on reducing poverty. Other federal programs address specific challenges or factors involved in poverty but they take a piecemeal approach. In contrast, CSBG effectively uses a powerful mix of

Category : CSBG, NASCSP Updates
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