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October 2021 Newsletter – MCAP

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MCAP News – October 2021
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Weatherization Day - October 28, 2021

In conjunction with Energy Awareness Month, Weatherization Day is celebrated annually in October to commemorate the amazing work that has, to date, benefitted 7.4 million residences including low-income families, seniors, individuals with disabilities, families with children, and households with high-energy burden to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and reduce their energy bills by $250 - $450 per year.

National Association for State Community Services Programs sponsored a virtual event on October 28th, along with Rep. Paul Tonko (NY), Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH), and Sen. Chris Coons (DE) to celebrate the milestone 45th anniversary of this important and impactful program that supports Americans by delivering cost-effective energy savings, providing important health and safety benefits, positively impacting the environment, and supporting domestic jobs...

State of the Field: Two-Generation Approaches to Family Well-Being

Marjorie Sims, Managing Director of the Aspen Institute delivered an outstanding workshop that covered covered the report released by Ascend at the Aspen Institute which takes stock of the two-generation (2Gen) field. It analyzes what has been accomplished, the lessons learned, and the opportunities ahead with unprecedented federal expenditures in social policy.  The report comes at a time when Americans are more fully recognizing that a system that tolerates social, racial, gender, and economic inequities is on unstable ground — and we are reckoning anew with the history of racism, sexism, and economic exploitation that built them into the foundation of our nation...

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State of the Field: Two-Generation Approaches to Family Well-Being

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Network News

OCS Dear Colleague Letter regarding CSBG under the FY2022 Continuing Resolution
CSBG DCL-2022-04 Q1 Continuing Resolution FY2022

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