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Read – Pause – Think – React – Message From the CEO

August 29, 2019

A while back, I participated on a panel of “seasoned” nonprofit executives presenting to a group of young professionals in a leadership development program. Eager for “expert” advice, during the Q & A, one of the emerging leaders asked the panelists: “What advice would you give us about managing communications and relationships in the workplace?” […]

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Bill Highlight: H.R. 4201

August 28, 2019

By Zachary Tashman Bill Details In August, Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX) introduced the Baby Box and Maternal Assistance Act (H.R.4201), which aims to remedy high rates of infant mortality in the United States. This legislation would create a grant program that would provide funding for newborn care training to expecting parents, the services of certified […]

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Once Again – Message From the CEO

August 15, 2019

Over the past ten years, I have written a number of messages about gun violence, particularly after mass killings. And, like many others, I have called on our elected representatives to pass legislation that will begin to curb the national epidemic of domestic terrorism that has led to so many needless deaths. After Sandy Hook. […]

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Public Charge Regulation Effective October 15th

August 14, 2019

By Marie Camino Last year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed it’s draft public charge inadmissibility regulation, aiming to change the threshold for becoming what the government defines as a “public charge.” The rule received over 200,000 public comments, and The National Assembly submitted a public comment in opposition to the rule due to […]

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FrameWorks Institute Maps the Gaps on Foster Youth

August 8, 2019

Our friends at the FrameWorks Institute recently released a pair of studies on transition age foster youth—adolescents ages 16-24 who are placed in foster care during that time frame or who must leave the system because their age makes them ineligible for public supports. “Telling a New Coming-of-Age Story: Mapping the Gaps between Expert and […]

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