Were you aware that 2/3 of the adults experiencing homelessness have not received a high school diploma or completed a GED?

Legislative Updates

Monday, July 28, 2014

Learn more about the Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2014 (HCYA), a bill that would make it easier for homeless families and unaccompanied homeless youth to receive HUD homeless assistance.
*Action alert included.*

Monday, July 28, 2014

Learn more about the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA), a bill that makes critical updates to Runaway and Homeless Youth Act programs to enable them to serve unaccompanied homeless youth better.
*Action alert included.*

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Learn more about the Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act, a new bill that incorporates the experiences and insights of youth, educators, and service providers to help ensure that homeless and foster youth benefit from college access programs, have access to financial aid, and receive the support they need to stay in school and graduate.
*Action alert included.*

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Learn more about the Strong Start for America’s Children Act, a new bill that aims to increase access to high quality prekindergarten programs for low- and moderate-income children.
*Action alert included.*

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On January 17, 2014, the President signed into law H.R. 3547, the omnibus funding bill for FY2014. Most education and homeless programs received small increases to restore nearly all of the cuts from sequestration. Learn more about the omnibus bill and how you can take action to ensure that programs serving children and youth experiencing homelessness receive adequate funding.
*Action alert included.*

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

NAEHCY is working with educators, service providers, congressional offices, and others to ensure that the needs of homeless children and youth and children and youth in foster care are addressed in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Act (ESEA).

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Homeless families face barriers to child care access above and beyond other families in poverty. Learn more about the "Improving Access to Child Care for Homeless Families Act of 2013," S. 834, which seeks to remove barriers to child care for homeless families, including barriers caused by mobility, lack of paperwork, lack of outreach and identification, and fees.
*Action alert included.*

NAEHCY 2014 Conference
Kansas City, MO | October 25-28
NAEHCY Board of Directors
Accepting applications for At-large Board Members through 11/14/14
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