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Statement on FY 2018 Budget Proposal

For Immediate Release (May 23, 2017, Washington, D.C.)- The Trump Administration released its FY 2018 budget proposal today, reaffirming the drastic cuts set out in the March budget blueprint. We are profoundly disappointed that the Administration continues to seek the elimination of critical programs such as the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), the Weatherization Assistance … Continue reading

Second Chances in Texas: CSBG and Re-Entry Services

I walked out of a Texas prison on December 15, 2015. My actions that took me to prison cost me everything; my family and my livelihood. Upon release, I had nowhere to go except to a transitional house in Austin, Texas. A 2×2 red bag now contained everything I owned. In prison every decision is … Continue reading

Community Action Month- Mini Toolkit #1

It’s Community Action Month! NASCSP has a lot of data resources available as part of our Annual Report and State Fact Sheets. We want to help you easily use data to tell the story of Community Action. Below you will find easily customizable social media posts, where you can incorporate data from the Annual Report … Continue reading

CSBG: Empowering States and Local Communities to Lead on Poverty

By: Eric Behna, Program & Policy Analyst Critics of the U.S. social safety net have often painted federal antipoverty programs as being overly proscriptive and out of touch with actual Americans in need. The Republican authored “A Better Way” antipoverty plan repeatedly emphasizes the need for state and local leadership, asserting that “state and local … Continue reading

WAP in Your Own Words

The year 2016 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Additionally, October is Energy Action Month and October 30th is National Weatherization Day. Over the course of this month, you have likely heard numbers and statistics about the impact of WAP. While dollars saved, units weatherized, return on investment, leveraged funds, and other … Continue reading

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