Policy

Join Us for WIN Week!

The first week of June (June 1-7) is Well Being In the Nation (WIN) Week, which includes a series of free virtual gatherings, hosted by the WIN Network and it is open to all….

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PA Primary Election Day Tips During COVID-19

Today is Primary Election Day for PA residents. Polling places are open in every PA county today from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Because of COVID-19, some polling places may…

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New Bills Would Add $520 Million to Support Older Foster Youth

House leadership on child welfare introduced two bills that would increase funds for older foster youth. These bills would also help states prevent teens and young adults from aging out of…

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Will You Get an Additional SNAP Payment? Find Out!

Families who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits may also get an additional SNAP payment this month to help with food while children are at home amid COVID-19. However, if…

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Generations United Webinar: Supporting Grandfamilies in a Pandemic

Register today for a Generations United webinar, in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), on Thursday, May 21, for a conversation on how the Aging…

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PA Voter Registration and Mail-in Ballot Info for June 2 Primary Election

To help maintain social distancing, Pennsylvania registered voters have the option to apply for a mail-in ballot for the primary election now scheduled for June 2. The Pennsylvania General Assembly…

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Needs of Older Youth During COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues, we must cater to the needs of older youth in foster care and kinship care who rely on us to ensure their well-being. “These are young people…

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Foster Youth Advocate Through Youth-Adult Partnership

Mississippi Youth Voice is a group of young people with foster care experiences who are leading efforts to improve policies and practices for youth in care across the state of…

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Tuition Waivers Available for Eligible PA Foster Care Youth

The Fostering Independence Tuition Waiver Program seeks to help foster youth in Pennsylvania enter post-secondary education, such as community college or trade school. This will allow eligible foster youth to…

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