Alliance News Releases
Ron Clewer will join the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities as chief operating officer on April 10, 2017, where he will manage the strategic direction and core operating activities of the organization. Clewer is currently CEO of the Rockford Housing Authority and Bridge Rockford Alliance in Rockford, Illinois. Bridge Rockford Alliance is a member organization of the Alliance.
Today the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities announced the opening of its 2017 Senior Leadership Conference (SLC), which is convening leaders from human-serving organizations across the nation to discuss innovative knowledge development practices, including its rEvolutionary Leadership model. The conference is being held Feb. 18 through 21, 2017 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida.
Susan Dreyfus, president and CEO of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, will testify today before the Federal Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking (CEP).
The American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) and the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (Alliance) are proud to announce that the 2017 APHSA National Health and Human Services Summit held April 30–May 3 at the Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland will be a first ever, joint summit bringing their two networks together.
Aramark and the Alliance honored Nancy Biberman, president and founder of Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) in New York City, today with the 2016 Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award in recognition of her dedication to establishing affordable housing and vibrant communities. The award includes a $40,000 Aramark grant to WHEDco.
Within Our Reach, an office established at the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities to advance recommendations from the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF), says six months following release of the Commission’s report to the president and Congress, the response across federal agencies, state governments, and the advocacy community is robust.
More than 600 nonprofit human-serving leaders are expected to come together for the 2016 Alliance National Conference at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, Oct. 19-21, 2016, to tackle key issues and trends affecting the nonprofit sector and communities at large.
Today, a coalition of foster youth, family advocates and health and human services leaders issued a joint statement urging immediate action on the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 (“Family First Act”), a bipartisan, revenue-neutral bill that would help orient the nation’s child welfare system toward keeping families together and give new tools to improve the lives of millions of children and their families. Children and their families deserve these life changing improvements.
A new initiative allows nonprofit human-serving organizations to leverage the time and expertise of older adults looking to embark on encore careers that will positively impact their communities. The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities has launched Second Acts for Strong Communities, in partnership with Encore.org.
Thirty years after relocating from New York City to the northwest side of Milwaukee, the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities will move its national operations center into the ASQ Center in downtown Milwaukee on June 6.