December 2023

America Forward Coalition Members Step Up — December 2023

Every month, America Forward highlights 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 you would like to see included, please send it to Eye to Eye Eye to Eye is a nonprofit

America Forward Applauds Congressional Action on Workforce Development, Short-Term Pell, and Education Research Legislation

As we approach the end of the year, Congress has lept into action - taking important steps on several pieces of legislation that are important to America Forward and the America Forward Coalition.  The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Last week, the House Education and Workforce Committee passed a comprehensive bill to reauthorize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Strengthening the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program

In October, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that outlined substantial changes to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. At America Forward, we remain concerned about persistent inequities and ineffectiveness stemming from the design and implementation of the current TANF program – issues that were raised by several bipartisan witnesses