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Protect the Johnson Amendment

March 16, 2018

Last fall, advocacy by social service nonprofit, religious, and philanthropic organizations helped prevent Congress from including a provision in the final version of the tax bill that would have repealed the Johnson Amendment. Now, your voice is needed again as Members of Congress are preparing to vote next week on the “omnibus spending bill” that will […]

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Join the Effort to Preserve Afterschool Funding

March 1, 2018

The Afterschool Alliance is asking for organizations to join a sign-on lettercalling for funding of $1.3 billion for 21st Century Community Learning Centers within the FY19 House and Senate spending bills, and for the subcommittees to finish up FY18. With the President’s FY19 budget proposal once again calling for the elimination of afterschool funding for 1.7 million students, it […]

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National Assembly Public Policy Guidelines & Procedures

February 28, 2018

The National Human Human Services Assembly seeks to effect systems change in our communities through advocacy and public policy. Additionally, as a sector catalyst and member developer, the National Assembly provides members with thought leadership, networking and convening, educational resources, and strategic collaboration to mobilize them around sector-wide issues and strengthen their ability to achieve […]

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2018 Prosperity Now Scorecard

February 15, 2018

Last week, Prosperity Now released the 2018 Prosperity Now Scorecard, “Whose Bad Choices? How Policy Precludes Prosperity and What We Can Do About It?”which details the latest data and emerging trends about how residents in all 50 states are faring financially and what state governments can do to help. This year’s main findings report argues that, contrary to […]

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Federal Policy Outlook

February 15, 2018

We know that when we apply today’s resources to building and maintaining well-being, we can help to prevent problems before they occur and foster everyone’s ability to thrive and meaningfully contribute to our communities now and in the future. Last Friday, Congress took a step in that direction by passing a budget deal that raises […]

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