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NASCSP Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Weatherization Assistance Program on Capitol Hill

(Washington, D.C.) – On Wednesday this week, NASCSP hosted an event in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Sponsored by Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Congressman David McKinley (R-WV), the event featured presenters from the Department of Energy, State weatherization professionals, and clients of WAP services. … Continue reading

WAP 40 Year Anniversary and Weatherization Day 2016-NASCSP Toolkit #1

The dog days of summer are truly here, which means we have less than 3 months until Weatherization Day 2016! Many Americans are facing higher energy burdens than ever as we deal with record-breaking heat.  In addition to reaching expected all-time highs, this August, we mark the 40th anniversary of the WAP being signed into … Continue reading

CSBG ROMA NG Update

Greetings from the NASCSP Staff and Happy Holidays. The CSBG Network had a wonderful year and as we move into 2016, we expect to continue on the path of excellence in alleviating poverty. As a part of a CSBG network that includes over 1,000 agencies across the nation that are dedicated to fighting poverty in … Continue reading

Words from NASCSP WAP Program Chair: The Importance of Weatherization Day

Why Is Weatherization Day Important to Me? My name is Ray Judy and I am currently the WAP Program Chair for NASCSP. I started my career in the Weatherization Assistance Program as a “Material Installer” [shell technician, insulation guy, crew person, etc.] for a WAP sub-grantee in Southern Indiana. When I took the job, I … Continue reading

Community Action Agencies Work to Alleviate Energy Burden and Unsafe Housing

By Quinton Young, Program Assistant Community Action Agencies (CAAs) work across the United States and its territories to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities. Through the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) and other grants, these agencies have the flexibility to provide innovative, flexible, and responsive programs and services to address the needs … Continue reading

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