Tag: Poverty

CSBG Success Story- Tennessee

July 16, 2018

The success story below was provided by Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency (MCCAA) in Tennessee. The Richness of Gratitude “None is more impoverished than the one who has no

Category : CSBG, Poverty

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

Guest Blog: Confronting Energy Poverty in Today’s Changing Energy Markets

October 31, 2017

By: Elizabeth R. Marx, Supervising Attorney, Pennsylvania Utility Law Project Energy powers our modern world.  It brews our coffee in the morning and provides light in our children’s room


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


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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