Policy

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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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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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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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: April 26-May 7, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from April 26-May 7, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Abortion H.R. 2849—Rep. Gregory…

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Join Office of Minority Health for AAPI Racism Panel

The HHS Office of Minority Health invites you to join the Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month virtual panel discussion. Past and Present: Addressing Racism and Intolerance Against Asian Americans Saturday,…

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IRS to Send Checks for Child Tax Credit Starting in July

To help families meet their children’s basic needs, Congress expanded the Child Tax Credit (CTC) for 2021. The IRS will be sending out monthly checks to families with children, starting…

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Public Health Crisis: A Critical Conversation About Race with the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh

Last week, the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh began their Action Conversations About Race series with a discussion on “Racism as a Public Health Crisis.” This insightful webinar featured local health…

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Important Webinars from Gwen’s Girls

Information pulled from Gwen’s Girls: Parenthetically Speaking: Virtual Parent Meeting Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. Parents are the first and most important teachers! Too often, schools make it difficult…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: April 12-23, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from April 12-23, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Education  S. 1153 — Sen. Mike Lee…

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