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WAP Manager Testifies in Senate Rural Energy Hearing

April 19, 2018- Washington D.C.– Today the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing entitled “Hearing to Examine Rural Energy Challenges and Opportunities”. Andrew Lyons, the Weatherization and Energy Assistance Program Manager at HopeSource, testified before the committee. HopeSource implements the Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), the Department of Health and … Continue reading

Women of Weatherization: Jean Diggs

To round out our #WomenOfWAP campaign, NASCSP is featuring Jean Diggs, a long-time leader in the WAP network. After her retirement from the Department of Energy in 2011, NASCSP renamed our WAP Champion Award in her honor. The Jean Diggs WAP Champion Award is presented at our conference to individuals who are true champions for the … Continue reading

Wayne Metro’s Vehicles for Change Program Helps Low-Income Detroit Families Gain Independence

The guest blog below was provided by Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency. Wayne Metro supports all of Wayne County, including the city of Detroit, with more than 50 programs with over 300 employees.       For underserved populations residing in major cities around the country, a lack of safe and reliable transportation creates ongoing challenges that often … Continue reading

Women of Weatherization (#13)

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has been around for over 40 years and has served over 7.4 million households, saving families money and making their homes healthier and safer. From the very beginning of the WAP’s history, women have been a driving force in weatherization. This post is part of a month long feature for … Continue reading

In Case You Missed It: Congress Passes Omnibus

Last week, Congress passed an FY 2018 Omnibus appropriations package. The measure passed the Senate by a margin of 65-32 and the House by a margin of 256-167. President Trump signed the legislation on Friday. The Omnibus protects CSBG funding from cuts, holding it at level funding. The package also increases both WAP and LIHEAP … Continue reading

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