September 2020

AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (9/22)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington Last week, Congress was in session and talks continued in regards to the Continuing Resolution (CR) for Fiscal Year 2021. The CR legislation was introduced today by House Democrats
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AF Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 21)

Every week, America Forward is highlighting a few examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story that you would like to see included, please send it to america_forward@newprofit.org.   Nonprofit Finance Fund Like
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AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (9/15)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition.   What’s Next in Washington Last week on Capitol Hill, the Senate failed to garner the 60 votes needed to take up the $500 billion Senate Republican version of the next coronavirus aid
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AF Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 20)

Every week, America Forward is highlighting a few examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story that you would like to see included, please send it to america_forward@newprofit.org. Aliento The choices that leaders
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AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (9/9)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition.   What’s Next in Washington Last week in Washington, congressional leaders and the White House agreed to move forward with a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2021.
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How the Republican National Convention Reflected America Forward Priorities

During the week of August 24, the Republican National Committee held its 2020 Convention – which featured speeches and videos from key leaders and elected officials across the four-night event and highlighted the second term agenda announced by the Trump Administration on August 23rd. Several Republican policies and priorities, outlined both in President Trump’s agenda and throughout the convention, reflect
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AF Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 19)

Every week, America Forward is highlighting a few examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story that you would like to see included, please send it to america_forward@newprofit.org. KIPP This fall, school communities
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Critical Time to Advocate for Key Priorities

This year, the normal cadence of congressional activity – like so many other things – has been profoundly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In many communities, the town halls, constituent meetings, and community events that would normally define congressional recesses have been replaced with Zoom meetings, conference calls, and socially distant gatherings. (Note: you can go to www.house.gov to connect
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