The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies strongly condemns the Administration's decision to lower the number of refugees to be admitted to the United States to 18,000 for the year 2020. This number, lowered from the 2019 number of 30,000 is now … [Read more...] about Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies Statement in Response to Administration’s Refugee Projections for 2020
The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies joins the world in shock and despair in the wake of the most recent mass shootings which took place over the last few days in El Paso, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; and Gilroy, California. We urge Congress and … [Read more...] about Statement on Mass Shootings in El Paso, Dayton and Gilroy
The House of Representatives adjourned last week for its August Recess and the Senate will adjourn this coming Friday with members of both houses in their home districts through September 8th. The recess period is a great time to build meaningful … [Read more...] about Congressional Recess – ACT in AUGUST!
As you may know, Congress recently signed into law a $4.95 billion supplemental border aid package. This package included $30 million to the Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to assist nonprofits and state agencies serving recently … [Read more...] about Supplemental EFSP Aid for Agencies Serving Migrants
The Disabilities Services Professionals group met for the first time in late February 2019. The initial meeting was meet and greet style, attracting more than 20 professionals from across the Network. Participants got to know more about one another … [Read more...] about SPOTLIGHT: Disabilities Services Professionals Affinity Group
June 4, 2019 The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently proposed a change to the methodology used to determine the poverty threshold that would affect programs using the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) poverty guidelines … [Read more...] about Take Action Today to Protect the Poverty Line