Alliance to House Within Our Reach and Pursue Commission Recommendations

The final report of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities included a number of recommendations to identify and support children at highest risk of maltreatment fatalities.

Now, in an effort to accelerate this work, the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities has established a new office called Within Our Reach, funded by Casey Family Programs.

This office will be the key organizer to promote the Commission’s work through a spirit of shared ownership and collaboration with many partners. … more

Final Overtime Rule Requires Alignment

This week’s publication of the final overtime rule on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is sure to have a positive impact for many individuals working in the human services sector. Without question, income equity and fair wages for all Americans, including the staff of nonprofit organizations, is paramount to ensuring every American realizes their full potential. … more

Submit Proposals by May 27 to Present at the Alliance National Conference

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities is now accepting proposals to present at the 2016 Alliance National Conference, to be held Oct. 19-21 in Los Angeles. This year, choose from several new formats and more than 50 requested topics. Share your raddest tricks, your strategies for overcoming the riptides, and maybe even tales of your wipeouts.

View the call for proposals brochure for full details and submit your proposal online by May 27. … more

Submit Workshop Proposals Now for 2017 Senior Leadership Conference

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities is now accepting proposals for presentations to be given at its 2017 Senior Leadership Conference, to be held Feb. 18-21, 2017 in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

Share your valuable expertise with human services executives and directors by leading a 90-minute workshop.

Review the 2017 Senior Leadership Conference call for presentations and submit your proposal online by June 2, 2016. … more

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