What’s In The Coronavirus Stimulus for Youth and Family Services
Congress passed, and President Trump has signed, the CARES Act, a massive piece of stimulus legislation aimed at shoring up the American economy and protecting workers and businesses in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.
Trump, Congress Have Yet to Fill Top Jobs at Youth Serving Federal Agencies
According to the Washington Post’s database of executive branch nominees, the Trump administration has either announced or formally nominated 369 people for Senate-confirmed jobs. Of those, 208 have been confirmed. But Trump has not even put forth a name to lead some of the agencies that oversee most federal spending on youth.
AmeriCorps Partnerships Funding: Coming Soon
Apparently it’s not your grandmother’s AmeriCorps program over there at the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS)! The agency just issued a request for proposals to use AmeriCorps slots to provide lawyers and paralegals willing to help with legal proceedings for unaccompanied minors (if you haven’t turned the news on, we have a lot more of them now).