Just Released: Alliance Facilitation Process Fuels Transformative Success

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities recently released a white paper that documents its role as lead facilitator in a Michigan initiative to assess the feasibility of, and develop a phased implementation timeline for, a performance-based funding model for the child welfare system. … more

New name conveys vision; new headquarters helps achieve greater policy influence

National Network of Human-Serving Organizations Adopts New Name and Headquarters

The Alliance for Children and Families, a national nonprofit organization with a member network of nearly 500 nonprofit, human-serving organizations announced today that effective immediately it has changed its name to the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. In addition, it has designated its long-established Public Policy Office in Washington, D.C. as its headquarters, and has made its former headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, its national operations center. … more

Historic Nationwide Partnership Formed to Reform Federal Child Welfare Financing

Alliance, American Public Human Services Association, and National Organization of State Associations for Children to impact child welfare finance reform debate

Three leading national organizations have formed an historic partnership to collectively impact the child welfare finance reform debate taking place on Capitol Hill. At the heart of the partnership is a comprehensive strategy for achieving child welfare financing and practice alignment by using proven practices to ensure the system is designed to achieve better outcomes.

Both the public and private child and family serving sectors are represented in the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), the Alliance for Children and Families, and the National Organization for State Associations for Children (NOSAC) partnership. … more

Using Authentic Engagement to Improve Health Outcomes

Multiple benefits attributed to the health and wellness programming at four community centers extending beyond improved health and wellness are described in the new white paper, Using Authentic Engagement to Improve Health Outcomes, by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and sponsored by Aramark. … more

Alliance Partners with Robert Wood Johnson and Norlien Foundations on Brain Science Research

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities is very proud to partner with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Norlien Foundation on a cutting-edge effort to find barriers to using brain science effectively on the front lines of care.

We are very pleased to work with these two exceptional foundations in both the United States and Canada. … more

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