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America Forward Coalition Members Step up — June 2022

Every month, 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. American Student Assistance In support
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Statement on Violence at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas

Nineteen students and two teachers went to school in Uvalde, Texas yesterday and were murdered in yet another horrific act of gun violence. We join the Uvalde community and people all around the country in mourning the 21 lives cut short, and our hearts ache for the parents, family members, friends, and loved ones experiencing such unfathomable grief.  It has
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Critical Priorities in the Fiscal Year 2023 Federal Budget

Less than two months after President Joe Biden signed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 omnibus appropriations legislation, Congress is back to the negotiating table, hammering out FY2023 funding bills.  As our communities continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, Federal appropriators have the opportunity to make investments that both complement and build on the infusion of resources that states and communities
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America Forward Coalition Members Step up — May 2022

Every month, 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. Social Impact Architects To support
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America Forward Coalition Members Step up — April 2022

Every month, 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. Michelson 20MM Every student deserves
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America Forward Coalition Members Step up — March 2022

Every month, 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. CASEL CASEL has long championed
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (3/7)

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. Last Week in Washington President Joe Biden delivered his first State of the Union address to Congress last week, where he discussed the conflict in Ukraine, infrastructure investments, the national mental health crisis
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President Biden Highlights Key Education and Workforce Priorities in SOTU

During his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Joe Biden discussed many of the pressing challenges facing the United States and the world—from conflict in Ukraine to critical infrastructure improvements to the cost of prescription drugs. During his speech—which lasted just over an hour—President Biden highlighted a couple of key education and workforce priorities that related directly
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (3/1)

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. Last Week in Washington Last week in Washington, Congress continued negotiations on the Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Omnibus bill this week. The Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), said,
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (2/23)

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. Last Week in Washington  Following weeks of negotiations and a bipartisan agreement on an overall amount for the Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bills, each appropriations subcommittee received their spending allocations last week and
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