Tag: Poverty

2019 Poverty Census Data & COVID Impacts

September 22, 2020

Yesterday morning the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest data on poverty, income, and health insurance coverage. The results showed that between 2018 and 2019, incomes increased, the official poverty rate declined slightly, and more people became uninsured. This data was gathered before the COVID-19 pandemic and therefore doesn’t reflect the situation for many families today. Rather, it

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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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The 2020 Census: Engaging Hard to Count (HTC) Populations

March 5, 2019

By: Maribeth Schneber-Rhemrev, NASCSP CSBG State Assistance Deputy Director The 2020 Census may seem far off, but planning is already well underway to ensure a complete and accurate count of

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New CSBG Annual Report Tools and Resources

January 17, 2019

We are thrilled to announce the release of several new tools related to the CSBG Annual Report! Below is a recap of the latest resources. These items were reviewed with significant input from the

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Hurricane Harvey: A Year Later

August 23, 2018

This guest blog was provided by Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, which oversees the 40 Community Action Agencies in Texas. We are Texans, we expect a storm or two to come

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