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America Forward Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 32)

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 Finance Following the recent
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (5/3)

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 New in Washington Last week marked President Biden’s 100th Day in office and his first address to a joint session of Congress. During his address, the President outlined key components of his
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Key Policies in President Biden’s Address to Congress

In his first address to Congress on Wednesday, President Joe Biden outlined plans for historic federal investment in students, workers, families, and communities across the country. Together, the American Jobs Plan and the American Families Plan represent more than $4 trillion in new funding intended to speed recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and fulfill the President’s commitment to turn “peril
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (4/26)

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 New in Washington Last week in Washington both the House of Representatives and Senate were in session and voted on a number of bills. Most notably, on Thursday, the Senate passed a
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