October 2020

AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (10/19)

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, the Senate and House of Representatives did not meet; however, the Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court.
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America Forward Awarded Major Grant from the LEGO Foundation to Support its “Advancing Whole-Learner Education” Initiative

Washington, D.C., October 15 - America Forward, New Profit’s nonpartisan policy initiative that unites social entrepreneurs with policymakers to advance innovative and effective solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, today announced that it has been awarded a $3.9 million grant from the LEGO Foundation to support its “Advancing Whole Learner Education” initiative. Together with previous LEGO Foundation support
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AF Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 25)

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. Eye to Eye The turmoil
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AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (10/14)

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, President Trump abruptly announced the end of negotiations between Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Speaker Pelosi over a new COVID-19 relief package. The President quickly walked
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AF Coalition Members Step Up During Crisis (Vol. 24)

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. Teach for America As schools
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AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (10/5)

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 Friday’s announcement by the White House that the President and First Lady tested positive for the coronavirus adds pressure on Washington leaders to negotiate on a fourth COVID-19 relief
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