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1611, 2020

Senate Releases FY 2021 Appropriations

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Budget, Budget Policy, Child Abuse, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, General, Grants, Home News, House legislation, Infants and Toddlers, Legislation, Older Youth, People, Placement & Permanency, Senate Legislation, State|

On Tuesday, November 10, 2020, the Senate Appropriations Committee released a full package of 12 appropriations bills nearly a month before the temporary funding for fiscal year 2021 runs out. Last

1611, 2020

Supreme Court Hears Affordable Care Act Case

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Health, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, House legislation, Legislation, People, Protecting Youth & Families, Research, Senate Legislation, State|

On Tuesday, November 10, 2020, the Supreme Court considered another significant case with national policy implications for the second week in a roll when they considered challenges to the Affordable Care

1611, 2020

Experiences of LGBTQAI+ Youth in Foster Care in New York City

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Juvenile Justice, LGBTQ Issues in Child Welfare, Older Youth, Out-of-Home Care, People, Permanency, Placement & Permanency, Protecting Youth & Families, Race, Culture & Identity, Research, State, Youth, Youth Services|

The New York Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) commissioned a survey of the LGBTQAI+ youth in the New York City foster care system on

1611, 2020

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week: November 15-22, 2020

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, House legislation, Protecting Youth & Families, Senate Legislation, State, Youth, Youth Services|

Hunger and homelessness in America is a problem that is impacting millions of children, youth, and families. 43.1 million of Americans live below the poverty line, 42 million Americans are at risk of suffering from

911, 2020

McConnell Signals New Relief Package Before End of Year

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Budget, Budget Policy, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, House legislation, Maltreatment Prevention, Protecting Youth & Families, Senate Legislation, State|

In a press conference held the morning after the election, Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that he expected a new relief package would get passed before

911, 2020

Supreme Court Hears Philadelphia-Catholic Charities Case

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Adoption, Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Home News, Kinship Care, Kinship Care, LGBTQ Issues in Child Welfare, Older, Older Youth, Out-of-Home Care, People, Permanency, Placement & Permanency, Protecting Youth & Families, Race, Culture & Identity, Research, Reunification, State, Youth|

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, the Supreme Court considered the Sharonell Fulton et al. v City of Philadelphia. A case involving a local Catholic Charities agency claiming that the city of

911, 2020

At Home with Foster Youth Independence Initiative (Housing for Youth)

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Older Youth, People, Placement & Permanency, Protecting Youth & Families, State|

On Thursday, November 5, 2020, the National Center for Housing & Child Welfare (NCHCW) hosted a webinar titled At Home with FYI: A Conversation with Child Welfare Partners that discussed HUD’s Foster Youth Independence (FYI) Initiative

211, 2020

November is National Adoption Month!

By |November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Adoption, Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Older Youth, People, Placement & Permanency, Protecting Youth & Families, Race, Culture & Identity, State, Youth|

Thousands of teenagers across the country are at risk of aging out of the foster care system without permanent families or a sense of belonging. Often youth themselves are reluctant to consider

211, 2020

November is National Runaway Prevention Month

By |November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Juvenile Justice, Maltreatment Prevention, Older Youth, People, Permanency, Prevention, Protecting Youth & Families, State, Youth|

November is National Runaway Prevention Month, which brings awareness and extends prevention measures to the many youth who runaway every year. This month is also an opportunity to spotlight the available

211, 2020

Challenges & Opportunities in Addressing Rural Youth Homelessness

By |November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Juvenile Justice, Older Youth, Protecting Youth & Families, State, Youth|

Last month, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago released a report titled “Challenges & Opportunities in Addressing Rural Youth Homelessness,” containing a qualitative study building on an earlier brief conducted in 2018. According to

1910, 2020

320,000 More Children Lose Health Care Coverage

By |October 19th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Budget, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Health, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, House legislation, Infants and Toddlers, Legislation, Older Youth, People, Prevention, Protecting Youth & Families, Research, Senate Legislation, State, Youth|

According to a new report by the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute, the number of uninsured children grew by 320,000 in 2019 to a total of 4.4 million children. The report, Children’s Uninsured Rate Rises

1910, 2020

COVID-19 Ripple Effect in New York on Children

By |October 19th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Disproportionality, Family & Community Support, General, Health, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Older Youth, People, Placement & Permanency, Prevention, Protecting Youth & Families, Race, Culture & Identity, Research, State, Youth|

The United Hospital Fund collaborated with Boston Consulting Group on the new report, COVID-19 Ripple Effect: The Impact of COVID-19 on Children in New York State, that showed that 4,200 children in New York State

1910, 2020

CWLA Joins HRC’S Project THRIVE

By |October 19th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, General, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, LGBTQ Issues in Child Welfare, Older Youth, People, Protecting Youth & Families, Race, Culture & Identity, Research, State, Youth, Youth Services|

In response to the CDC’s 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance (YRBS) data released in August 2020, “the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) foundation analyzed the data and found that lesbian, gay, bisexual,

1910, 2020

Educating Homeless Students During COVID-19

By |October 19th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Budget, Budget Policy, Children's Monitor, Education, Family & Community Support, General, Grants, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, House legislation, Legislation, Older Youth, Prevention, Protecting Youth & Families, Research, Senate Legislation, State, Youth|

On Wednesday, October 14, SchoolHouse Connection hosted a Congressional briefing titled “Educating Homeless Children and Youth During COVID-19”. The briefing included several panelists, including Congressmen Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) and Don Bacon (R-NE). The bipartisan

1910, 2020

CDC See Increased Drug Overdose Fatalities Due to Cocaine and Fentanyl

By |October 19th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Health, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Prevention, Protecting Youth & Families, Research|

U.S. deaths from overdoses of cocaine totaled 14,666 in 2018, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate of overdose deaths remained stable from 2009 through 2013, the

1210, 2020

Mixed Signals from President, Clear Signal from Federal Reserve, Next COVID Package?

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Budget, Budget Policy, Children's Monitor, Health, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, House legislation, Legislation, People, Protecting Youth & Families, Senate Legislation, State|

Last week on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told members of the National Association for Business Economics that there needs to be more stimulus, telling members, “Too

1210, 2020

2017 CBO Report On The Impact of ACA Repeal

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Health, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Legislation, People, Protecting Youth & Families, Research|

In early 2017, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an analysis, How Repealing Portions of the Affordable Care Act Would Affect Health Insurance Coverage and Premiums that detailed the impact of an ACA repeal. The report

1210, 2020

Leaked I.G. Report Details Strategy to Separate Children at Border

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Children's Monitor, Early Childhood, Family & Community Support, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Immigration, Infants and Toddlers, Maltreatment Prevention, People, Permanency, Protecting Youth & Families, State|

According to an October 7, 2020 report in the New York Times, an upcoming Inspector General (IG)’s report will show that top Justice Department Officials, in May 2018, including the Attorney General Jeff Sessions and

1210, 2020

HUD Expands the Foster Youth to Independence Initiative

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Older Youth, People, Protecting Youth & Families, State, Youth, Youth Services|

On Tuesday, October 6, HUD’s Secretary Ben Carson issued a notice expanding the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) program to reach more youth aging out of foster care.

510, 2020

ACA Repeal: Why A Stand-Alone Pre-existing Condition Law Does Not Protect People

By |October 5th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Health, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, House legislation, Legislation, Maltreatment Prevention, Placement & Permanency, Prevention, Protecting Youth & Families, Race, Culture & Identity, Research, Senate Legislation, State, Youth, Youth Services|

One of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that part of the law that prohibits insurance companies from denying health insurance coverage because a patient has

510, 2020

House Offers Another COVID-19 Relief Bill

By |October 5th, 2020|Categories: Administration, Administration, Adoption, Advocacy, Budget, Budget Policy, Child Abuse, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, Children's Monitor, Education, Family & Community Support, General, Grants, Health, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, House legislation, Kinship Care, Legislation, Out-of-Home Care, People, Permanency, Placement & Permanency, Prevention, Protecting Youth & Families, Reunification, Senate Legislation, State|

On Thursday, October 1, 2020, the House approved a $2.2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill representing a reduction from their $3.2 trillion passed on May 15,

510, 2020

Mental Health Treatment Uneven for Adolescents

By |October 5th, 2020|Categories: Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, General, Health, Health Care, Healthy Growth & Development, Healthy Growth & Development in Child Welfare, Home News, Older Youth, People, Protecting Youth & Families, Research, Youth|

A study by PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), Treatment of mental illness in American adolescents varies widely within and across areas,

 

 

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