The deadline has been extended for agencies to submit applications under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) for consideration to receive Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance funding. These funds are to initially … [Read more...] about Emergency Food and Shelter Program Supplemental Humanitarian Funding Application Deadline Extended – September 16th
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
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!
JFS San Diego's our Rapid Response Network is receiving daily asylum seekers being dropped off by ICE. They are being told to expect more and are seeing the numbers of families increase. Please support and share widely. … [Read more...] about Urgent Need to Support Asylum Seekers – SPREAD THE WORD
HIAS, together with colleagues at the Anti-Defamation League, led a delegation of 27 leaders of American Jewish organizations to witness the crisis in the way our government treats immigrants and asylum seekers, and to better understand how U.S. … [Read more...] about What We Saw at the Border