Advocacy

How to be an Ally for LGBTQ+ Youth

Here are five ways to let LGBTQ+ youth know you support them! Be a Listener. Although we’re progressing as a community, many LGBTQ+ teens may feel out of place. If…

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Cash Assistance in Allegheny County for Young Adults

Federal funds are now available to help older youth within the child welfare system in Allegheny County. Who qualifies for Allegheny County Older Youth Pandemic Relief? You can get cash…

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Lessons from Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death: Better Housing Policy & Kinship Care Aid Can Save Our Children

This article was written by ASCI’s editorial team and originally published by the Imprint. Sweet 16. It’s an age when many teens revel in the thought of getting a driver’s…

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Debunking the “Absent Father” Myth with ASCI Operations Director LeVelle Alexander

Not only are Black fathers more involved in their children’s lives, but they also want to be engaged despite the barriers our nation’s systems have built up against them. Yet, American society continues to perpetuate the…

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Elevating the Voices of Black Fathers in Child Welfare

Not only are Black fathers more involved in their children’s lives, but they also want to be engaged despite the barriers our nation’s systems have built up against them. Yet, American society continues to perpetuate the…

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COVID-19 Listening Session with Grandfamilies, the CDC & Department of Education

When: Jun 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Join Generations United for a COVID-19 Listening Session with Grandfamilies, the CDC and Department of Education. They will have leaders from the U.S….

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 24 – June 4, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 24 – June 4, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health S….

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Tickets for Kids and Most Valuable Kids D.C. Merge to Inspire Children

National nonprofit Tickets for Kids has merged with Most Valuable Kids Washington D.C.! Both organizations have spent decades providing access for under-resourced kids and families to all sorts of ticketed…

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Reel Youth Hosts Film Night for LGBTQ+ Youth

Reel Youth is a special night of award-winning short films for the younger LGBTQ+ community and allies! This virtual party is filled with games, prizes and discussion, hosted by Akasha L….

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 10 – 21, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 10-21, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Family Support H.R. 3040 —…

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