Posts By: America Forward

America Forward Statement on Nomination of Michael Smith to Lead AmeriCorps

America Forward issued the following statement in response to news from the White House that President Joe Biden will nominate Michael D. Smith to lead AmeriCorps (formerly the Corporation for National and Community Service): "America Forward applauds President Joe Biden's nomination of Michael D. Smith to serve as the next CEO of AmeriCorps. At such a critical moment for our
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (6/14)

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. Last Week in Washington Neither the House of Representatives nor the Senate were in session last week, but both return to Washington this week for floor votes and a number of Committee hearings.
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America Forward Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 33)

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. iMentor As students across the
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (6/7)

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 Last week in Washington, President Biden continued negotiations on an infrastructure bill with Republicans, meeting on Wednesday with Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) in the White House to discuss
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A Statement from New Profit and America Forward on the Election

November 9, 2020 - We congratulate President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris on the outcome of this historic election. We celebrate that America has reached a transformative and long-overdue milestone with Vice President-elect Harris becoming the first woman, as well as the first Black woman and first person of South Asian heritage, to ascend to the White House. The American
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America Forward Coalition: Responding to COVID-19 in Communities Across the Country

America Forward is proud to share this catalog of ongoing work in response to the COVID-19 crisis by America Forward Coalition members in communities across the country. This compilation highlights a broad range of nonprofits and social entrepreneurs across the America Forward Coalition and provides a snapshot of how these innovative, results-driven organizations are adapting and working tirelessly to serve their communities
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AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (6/8)

A statement from America Forward and New Profit: At this deeply painful time in America, I am reaching out to share a statement that New Profit/America Forward released this week about police brutality and the longstanding systemic inequities and injustice we see in stark relief all around us. Uniting our voices in collective advocacy for policies that combat systemic racism,
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America Forward Statement: Justice in Policing Act of 2020

"Addressing the legacy of systemic racism, inequity, oppression, and unequal access to justice requires bold federal action. As a Coalition of over 100 high impact organizations working in 15,000 communities across the country to advance equity, increase opportunity, and achieve sustainable change, we recognize the urgent need for congressional action to end police brutality. America Forward believes the Justice in Policing
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Black Lives Matter

At this deeply painful time in America, I am reaching out to share a statement that New Profit/America Forward released this week about police brutality and the longstanding systemic inequities and injustice we see in stark relief all around us. Uniting our voices in collective advocacy for policies that combat systemic racism, advance equity, and expand opportunity has never been more
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AF Coalition Members Step up During the COVID-19 Crisis (Vol. 6)

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, America Forward Coalition organizations are working tirelessly to connect students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, and advocates with critical tools, information, and resources.  Every week, we’ll be highlighting a few examples of the vitally important work being done by the members of the America Forward Coalition. If your organization has resources, an announcement,
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