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OHIO URBAN RESOURCES SYSTEM - Improving The Lives of Ohio's Urban Core

2018 National Community Action Foundation Legislative Conference

Leaders and staff from Ohio Urban Resources System traveled to Washington, DC to meet with key legislators and decision-makers on behalf of Ohio’s children and families.

The network supports the following federal legislative asks:

  • Community Services Block Grant - A modest increase to CSBG will provide almost 5 percent more flexible funding to critical programs in our community.
  • Weather Authorization Program – adequate funding this important program that helps low-income homes.
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program – Local LIHEAP funding to support historic heights of frigid winter weather and record-breaking summer heat. This program helps keep the heat and air conditioning on, preventing accidental deaths and numerous devastating problems.