CEO Blog: June 2016

Alliance and APHSA Join to Encourage U.S. Senate to Pass Historic Bill

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities is encouraging its entire member network to advocate for passage of the Family First Prevention Services Act.

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Alliance Aligns with Global Health Priorities

While serving as a delegate at the World Health Assembly (WHA), the annual meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (U.N.), in May 2016, I was impressed by the alignment between the vision and mission of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) shaping global health policy that were ratified late last year. … more

No "Not in My Backyard" for this Neighborhood

Creating intersections between human services, health, and housing is the perfect role for nonprofit, human-serving organizations.

This statement is personified through “The Many Lives of a New York S.R.O.” that appeared in The New York Times June 4. The article explains how, in the early 1980s, a group of Upper West Side neighbors in New York City partnered with Alliance for Strong Families and Communities member Goddard Riverside Community Center to provide social services to the residents of a single-room-occupancy hotel (SRO) they were purchasing. … more

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