The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies stands united in firm opposition of the recent US Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to grant a waiver authorizing a South Carolina social service agency to discriminate against prospective … [Read more...] about Statement in Opposition of HHS Waiver for South Carolina Agency
Please find the Public Charge comment letter the Network submitted on Friday, December 7th, to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which has jurisdiction over this matter. This issue has been a major concern for the Network and many of our … [Read more...] about NJHSA Submits its Public Charge Comment Letter
With a new Congress fast approaching and a changing political environment, we hope that you and your agency will take the opportunity to weigh in on the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies 2019 Public Policy Priorities along with the separate … [Read more...] about NJHSA 2019 Public Policy Priorities: 2-Week Comment Period Now Open for Member Agencies – RESPOND TODAY!
NJHSA created an advocacy toolkit for member agencies on the ongoing family separation crisis that provides information on efforts both locally and nationally. This member resource is being updated as new information is received. It contains … [Read more...] about Agency Advocacy on Family Separation Crisis at the U.S. Border
The Network joined 74 advocacy groups in urging the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, to implement the provisions passed in the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act (P.L. 115-119) immediately. … [Read more...] about Network Joins Coalition Supporting Implementation of the RAISE Family Caregivers Act
As you may have heard, President Trump issued an Executive Order today ending the Administration’s “Zero Tolerance” policy at the southern U.S. border, which separated children from their parents. While this appears to be a victory for all of us who … [Read more...] about Network Update & Advocacy Toolkit on Family Separation at Southern U.S. Border