The agenda is organized around five ways to improve: preventing child abuse and neglect; achieving permanency for children and families; increasing access to health care; helping vulnerable young people; and strengthening the building blocks of the system.
achieving permanency for children and families; increasing access to health care; helping vulnerable young people; NEWS FROM THE and strengthening the building blocks of the system. It also includes national fact sheets with a statistical snapshot of America’s children. As Congress debates these issues and creates legislation HILL to solve problems in the coming session, the situation on Capitol Hill changes daily. CWLA offers a great way to keep up, through subscriptions to online Legislative Alerts and the weekly Children’s Monitor. Both are e-mailed free to subscribers and CWLA members. Legislative Alerts provide breaking news, advocacy information, and timely details of projects as they move through Congress. The Monitor is a legislative newsletter delivered every Monday; it both pre- views what’s ahead for Congress and reviews actions the House and Senate have taken on legislation important to child welfare. Both publications examine events through Year-Round Advocacy the lens of child welfare issues, and highlight opportuni- Advocacy Day has come and gone, but advancing the leg- ties for members to contact Congress and advocate on islative agenda for children and families is a year-round behalf of the children they job. Keep yourself informed with CWLA’s resources. serve. To subscribe to CWLA’s Attendees of February’s CWLA National Conference Legislative Alerts, visit who visited their senators and representatives went www.cwla.org/advocacy/ armed with two powerful tools—the 2009 Legislative alerts.htm; to receive Agenda for Children and Families and the quick-sheet the Monitor, sign up at version, the 2009 Priorities for Congress, also known as www.cwla.org/advocacy/ Hot Topics. Both are available to view and download monitoronline.htm. at www.cwla.org/advocacy/2009le
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