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The Federal Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program and its Partnerships: $1.1 Billion In 2018

The Federal Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program and its Partnerships: $1.1 Billion In 2018

Water and Energy Programs Amidst COVID-19 Spotlight on Arizona

Water and energy program funding has been critical for families impacted by COVID-19. Watch this national webinar to hear from colleagues in Arizona on how they have risen to the challenge, and are innovating with technology to ensure a more safe and streamlined program model.

An Asset for Community Action’s Families: Resources at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

We know that COVID-19 has had a major impact on the lives of our most vulnerable families. One area of life that will be affected by the pandemic long after its health and economic impacts have begun to recede is families’ personal finances. The pandemic has stressed many families’ finances and credit in profound ways. Late rent payments, potential evictions, accruing utility/water payment balances, credit card debt and other financial challenges have spiraled. What rights do people have? What tools/resources can help Community Action staff as we work with families to provide hope that they can build a solid financial future? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has many resources available to help, and this webinar provides an overview of these resources. Learn how!

Energy Awareness Month Toolkit

This toolkit contains graphics and messaging covering a range of topics including energy burden, energy equity and clean energy, COVID-19 and the energy sector, the Weatherization Assistance Program the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Energy Efficiency Day (October 7), and Weatherization Day (October 30).

Energy and Health Partnerships with NECAC, Missouri

Carla Potts, Deputy Director of the North East Community Action Corporation (the Community Action Agency of Bowling Green, Missouri), shares NECAC’s story related to healthy housing efforts.

Energy Infrastructure – Sources of Inequities and Policy Solutions for Improving Community Health and Wellbeing

In a new report produced with the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Synapse Energy Economics, the Regulatory Assistance Project, and Community Action Partnership take an in-depth look at the disparate impacts electric and natural gas infrastructure have on economic, social, and health outcomes — and consider how to ensure that a clean-energy future is a more equitable future.

Weatherization & the 2020 Census

Census data determines funding for the Weatherization Assistance Program and the customers served will be affected if we don’t get an accurate count of the population. Join the National Community Action Partnership and Energy partners to learn more about how your weatherization program can promote engagement in the 2020 Census before it’s too late!

Tips on Relationship Building with Utility Regulators

Relationship building is a key component to winning utility dollars, this guide talks through steps to begin building these kinds of relationships with utility commissioners.

Background for Energy Advocates: Process for Setting Utility Rates

Created by a former utility commissioner, points on the steps of a rate case so that WAP leaders understand the ways and opportunities to get involved.

Source materials for Leveraging and Managing Multiple Funding Streams

A Discussion with the DOE Weatherization Program Manager Dave Rinebolt, Program Manager, Weatherization Assistance Program, DOE.

 

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