August 2022

America Forward Coalition Members Step up — August 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 Tech Goes Home Tech Goes

Biden-Harris Administration Signals Critical Focus on Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing

Our country is facing an unprecedented mental health crisis among young people. The  isolation and disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had a deeply negative impact on the well-being of young people in particular. Late last month, after pointing to the crisis during his first State of the Union, President Biden and his Administration announced two new, significant actions

America Forward Congratulates Shirley Sagawa on Confirmation to AmeriCorps Board of Directors

On Friday, August 5, America Forward released the following statement congratulating America Forward Advisory Board member Shirley Sagawa on her confirmation to the AmeriCorps Board of Directors: “There are few people in America as dedicated to expanding and strengthening national service as Shirley Sagawa. Shirley’s career has been defined by an indefatigable commitment to ensuring that service is a cornerstone