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FEATURED ARTICLESMember Highlight: YWCA No Hate, No Fear: Ensuring Safety and Opportunity for Immigrant Women.
In April, YWCA celebrated its 13th annual Stand Against Racism, an action campaign that “highlights the injustices faced by immigrant communities,” on Capitol Hill by hosting a policy briefing. Panelists ranged from former members of the Obama administration to local attorneys, and shared valuable insights and everyday stories that solidified the need for a comprehensive […]
FEATURED ARTICLESBill Highlight: People CARE Act (H.R. 841)
In January, Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) introduced the People CARE Act to establish a People-Centered Assistance Reform Effort Commission with the goal to restructure means-tested programs in a way that would transition program recipients off of their benefits. This vast piece of legislation would impact “any federal program that is designed to specifically provide assistance […]
FEATURED ARTICLESNational Assembly Joins Supreme Court Briefs in Census Case
On Monday, the National Assembly joined two “friends of the court” briefs in support of the respondents in the case before the Supreme Court addressing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. One brief, led by the National Council of Nonprofits, detailed how the citizenship question would have a negative impact on […]