Part of the CWLA National Conference includes the release of CWLA 2018 legislative agenda and supporting materials on the reauthorization of the JJDPA, preservation of SSBG, preserving the ACA and Medicaid, the dangers of block grants, but the main talking points for Capitol Hill will focus on greater funding through the Title IV-B programs to help implement the Family First Act, greater funding and focus on the prevention of child abuse and protection for DACA-covered Dreamers.

The legislative chapters also discuss past entitlements to block grants and the next steps in child welfare funding.