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Today’s Lynchings – Message From the CEO

July 19, 2019

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit Montgomery, AL, and go to the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Truth and Justice, both projects of the Equal Justice Initiative. As powerful as the words of Bryan Stephenson, founder and executive director, are in his book, Just Mercy, and in the recent […]

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public-policy newsletter

Bill Highlight: Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act (H.R. 987)

July 18, 2019

By Terrence Kane In May, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 987, a bipartisan omnibus bill that aims to increase healthcare access and lower prescription drug prices. The Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act combines seven bills that affect change across the healthcare arena, primarily broken into two major sections: drug pricing […]

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Reframing newsletter

The Annie E. Casey Foundation Maximizes Reframing Impact with Press Releases

July 11, 2019

As we noted in the last newsletter’s Spotlight, The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) recently published its “2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being” covering child health, education, family and community, and economic well-being indicators at the national and state levels. AECF “is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of […]

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public-policy press-release

National Human Services Assembly Launches PolicySource to Build Collaborative Advocacy Around Federal Legislation

July 2, 2019

A New Public Tool for Advocates in the Human Service Sector FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 2, 2019 –Today, the National Human Services Assembly (National Assembly) launched PolicySource, an innovative tool to inform the human service sector, and general public, about federal legislation impacting youth, families, people with disabilities, and older adults. The new […]

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public-policy article

Bill Highlight: Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act of 2019 (S. 873)

June 28, 2019

By Carrie O’Foran Each year, many Americans who are eligible and enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) experience coverage disruptions, which are periods of time when Medicaid or CHIP recipients lose their insurance. Disruptions occur because some states have renewals more than once a year, creating excess paperwork for enrollees and […]

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