Congress has just passed the FY2020 budget and is on it way to the President’s desk to be signed. The budget includes increased funding for programs serving young people who are at-risk of and are experiencing homelessness. Below is a summary of funding and final report and statutory language for programs serving youth experiencing [...]
Take Action: Ask Your U.S. Representative to Cosponsor The Homeless Children and Youth Act (H.R. 2001) Encourage your U.S. House Representative to support and cosponsor the Homeless Children and Youth Act (H.R. 2001). Currently, the definition of "homeless" used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is narrow, and excludes children and [...]
Last week, Americans went to the polls to vote in the 2018 Midterm Elections. All of the 435 House of Representatives seats were up for reelection, and 35 of the 100 Senate seats (which included 1 special election). In addition, there were a number of key state races. The Democrats have won a majority in [...]
March 16, 2017 President Trump released the outline of his proposed budget for the 2018 federal fiscal year (FY18) that begins in October. This ‘skinny budget’ will be followed with more details later this Spring, but already includes information that impacts youth and young adult homelessness programs. This ‘skinny budget’ proposes a combination of cuts [...]
Thank you to everyone that reached out to their U.S. Senators! The Senate Dear Colleague letter was signed by 21 U.S. Senators and asked Senate Appropriators for funding beyond what the President requested in his FY 2015 budget for RHYA and EHCY.
Thank you to everyone that reached out to their U.S. House Representatives! The Dear Colleague letter has been finalized and 27 members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter that asks Congress for sufficient funding for RHYA and EHCY programs!
The U.S. House and Senate are setting federal spending levels for FY 2015 and we need your help! Reach out to your U.S. Senators today.
The House and Senate are setting funding levels for federal spending levels for FY 2015 and we need your help! The House has a bipartisan Dear Colleague letter circulating that is asking Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to sign a letter to the House Appropriations Committee.
On December 20, 2013 the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee released a draft proposal to prevent child sex trafficking and improve the lives of youth in foster care. The committee accepted comments from the public and the National Network for Youth submitted a letter to the committee.
Did you not receive either a SOP or BCP grant this last round and score 95 or higher? Was there a page number problem or other electronic/technical problem that affected your chances of receiving a grant? Is there now neither a BCP or SOP grant in your area as a result? Did you have some other issue with your grant application?