Submit Proposals to Present on Innovative, Responsive Health and Human Services

Presentation proposals are now being accepted for the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) National Health and Human Services Summit, in partnership with the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, to be held April 30-May 3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 27. … more

Alliance Public Policy 2017: Working Together as a Strategic Action Network

As we enter the new year, we are all keenly aware that this will be a year when our sector will need to stand ready to fully engage in policy debates that could shape human services and impact equity in our nation for years to come.

The imperative for our sector, and our paramount role as leader and advocate, has never been higher. All of us must bring our extensive knowledge, courage, and unwavering commitment to our values to the table and engage in productive dialogue. We must insist that any changes being considered at the local, state, and federal levels are shaped by the lived experiences of the people we serve, as well as our social sector knowledge that comes from decades, and even centuries, of experience. … more

Call Congress about Health Care this Week

Congress will vote this week on legislation that will begin to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act. Without a replacement, their actions could result in nearly 30 million people, including 4 million children, losing health coverage by 2019, and cause ripple effects for health and human service sectors.

Members of 115th Congress need to hear from you, urging them to develop a comprehensive replacement proposal for the Affordable Care Act.

Where to Call

Call 202-224-3121 to connect with the U.S. Capitol’s switchboard, and follow the easy prompts to connect with the members of your congressional delegation. Separate phone calls will need to be made to reach each member. … more

Gear Up and Register for the 2017 Senior Leadership Conference

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities' 2017 Senior Leadership Conference (SLC) is uniquely tailored to the networking and knowledge development needs of executives, directors, and managers at human-serving organizations.

Get in gear by registering for this leadership development opportunity, to be held Feb. 18-21 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. … more

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