Building on the success of the annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, NJHSA has partnered with JFNA to bring you Jewish Disability Advocacy Month (JDAM) in February, a monthlong virtual educational and community-building experience … [Read more...] about February is Jewish Disability Advocacy Month – Participate as a Local Partner!
JFS Austin, JFS Dallas, JFS Houston and JFS San Antonio join together with the full membership of the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies in strong opposition to the recent unanimous decision of the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners to … [Read more...] about JFS Agencies in Austin, Dallas, Houston & San Antonio Join with NJHSA in Opposition to Texas’ Decision to Limit Access to Social Work Services for Persons with Disabilities and LGBTQI
What can you do #ThanksToTheADA? This month, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This landmark legislation protects the rights of people with disabilities of all ages and has helped reshape our … [Read more...] about Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 30th Anniversary
NJHSA US Member Agencies are Invited to Consider Submitting an Application for the National Expansion of Employment Opportunities Network Program There is a growing interest to increase competitive integrated employment opportunities for people … [Read more...] about US Department of Labor Announces New Technical Assistance Opportunity
Food assistance is at risk again! Just months after Congress and the Administration debated and reauthorized the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) through the Farm Bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now proposing to … [Read more...] about ACT NOW: Protect SNAP!
Responding to New Administration Proposal on Discrimination in Health Care The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently proposed extensive changes to the regulation implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act which would … [Read more...] about Advocacy Updates: Discrimination in Healthcare and Protecting Child Migrants & Jobs for the Disabled