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How Build Back Better Would Support American Families

2/15/2022

How Build Back Better Would Support American Families

With the right supports, parents can refocus their energy on providing a safe and nurturing home for their child to learn and flourish, writes Dr. Melissa T. Merrick.

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January Contreras Nominated for Top ACF Position

1/4/2022

January Contreras Nominated for Top ACF Position

President Joe Biden has nominated former Obama official January Contreras to lead the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), the division of the Department of Health and Human Services that oversees child welfare policy. 

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Biden Team Reverses Trump Rule on Foster Placement

11/30/2021

Biden Team Reverses Trump Rule on Faith-Based Discrimination in Foster Placement

The Biden administration has revoked a Trump-era waiver that exempted federally funded foster care providers from following nondiscrimination rules.

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Next Week, Thousands of Foster Youth Will Age Out on the Same Day

9/21/2021

Next Week, Thousands of Foster Youth Will Age Out on the Same Day

Champions for young adults in foster care say that as many as 18,000 could age out of the system next week when a federal moratorium expires.

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Study of Native Children’s Justice Needs Will Likely Be Extended

8/25/2021

Study of Native Children’s Justice Needs Will Likely Get a Two-Year Extension

A bill granting the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Tribal Justice two additional years to complete a study on the needs of Native children is on its way to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature.

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President Joe Biden has chosen Florida lawyer José Javier Rodríguez to lead the Employment and Training Administration.

7/26/2021

Biden Picks Florida Lawyer to Lead Youth Workforce and Employment Development

President Joe Biden has chosen a former harsh critic of Florida’s unemployment system to oversee the Labor Department's Employment and Training Administration.

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Michael Smith chosen to head AmeriCorps.

6/21/2021

Biden Picks Michael Smith to Run AmeriCorps

President Joe Biden has decided to tap the leader of the Obama Foundation’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance program to oversee AmeriCorps, a federal agency that runs the largest service-learning program in the country.