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LIHEAP American Rescue Plan Funding: Racial and Economic Justice is Also Equity in Energy

May 4, 2021 | Dr. Lanikque Howard, Director |Office of Community Services
Today’s LIHEAP funding release will provide relief to millions of households and help to address the energy disparities that disproportionately impact low-income household…

Water is Life: Spotlighting OCS’ New Emergency Water Assistance Program

March 23, 2021 | Dr. Lanikque Howard, Director, Office of Community Services
Water is essential to life and its value is much more than its price. For many low-income households in America, water affordability has reached a level of crisis and OCS’ new Low Income Household Water…

Covid-19 Vaccine: Let’s Keep American Indian/Alaska Native Communities Safe

January 11, 2021 | Jeannie Hovland, Commissioner, ANA
American Indian and Alaska Native communities are being affected by the coronavirus pandemic at disproportionate rates and must educate themselves on the COVID-19 vaccine.