Congressional Briefing

Budget Debate: Preserving Innovation Funding for the Social Sector

Over the next few weeks Congress will be debating funding limits for federal programs for this current federal fiscal year. Lots of factors will be weighed when determining funding levels for both the defense and non-defense sectors and across programs such as health, education, and housing. If Congress is serious about being more outcomes-based and evidence-driven in how it makes

Innovation Funds and Investing in What Works

From Left to Right: Deborah Smolover, Executive Director, America Forward; Deb DeSantis, President and CEO, Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH); Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs, America Forward; Monica Beglau, Retired Executive Director, eMINTS National Center; David Anderson, Director of Evidence-Based Policy, Laura and John Arnold Foundation; Jeremy Ayers, Vice President of Policy, Results for America. The following post was

America Forward Recap: Pay For Success Hill Briefing

On Thursday, June 18th, America Forward hosted a Congressional Briefing on Pay for Success entitled Pay for Success: Federal Policy Opportunities to Advance Outcomes-Based Practice. Co-sponsored by Representatives Todd Young (R-IN) and John Delaney (D-MD), the event included over 60 Pay for Success experts, advocates, and those interested in learning more, including a number of Hill staffers. We were honored