Inside Game: The Key Players Behind Washington’s Biggest Foster Care Reform in Decades
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) was furious and heartbroken. Nearly three years into an effort to fundamentally overhaul the nation’s foster care system, the bill Wyden had crafted alongside Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) was dying.
Tax Cuts Could Mean Coming Storm for Child Welfare, Juvenile Services
The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, a national organization that represents hundreds of child welfare and juvenile justice service providers, is concerned that the tax reform plan moving through both chambers of Congress is setting up a perfect storm of funding troubles for nonprofits in the sector.
Jenny Dang Vinopal Tapped to Lead National Foster Youth Institute
Jenny Dang Vinopal, a child welfare advocate with 20 years of experience working with foster youth, was named today as the new executive director of the National Foster Youth Institute (NFYI).
Marlo Nash Leaves National Foster Youth Institute After Six Months
Marlo Nash, executive director of the National Foster Youth Institute (NYFI), has left the organization founded by Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and bankrolled by Casey Family Programs and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation after just five months to return to the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities.
Plans for New Staff at Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, an organization representing hundreds of nonprofit human services providers, announced two big developments at its national conference in October. It changed its name (from the Alliance for Children and Families), and moved its headquarters from Milwaukee to its policy shop in Washington, D.C.
Marlo Nash to Lead New National Foster Youth Institute
Marlo Nash, who led external relations for the Milwaukee-based Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, is leaving the organization in January to become executive director of a start-up organization aimed at connecting policy makers with foster youth and families.