House Passes Families First Act, Goes to Senate.
Tuesday night the House of Representatives passed HR 5456, Next week the Senate is likely to vote on the companion bill S 3065. NYS’s Senators are expected to support it. Generations United, The Children’s Defense fund, and Child Welfare League of America have led a national effort to support this bill, for more information on how to sign a petition or make your voice heard in the Senate, visit Generations United’s website.
This week advocacy is focused on September as Kinship Care Month and White House. Stay tuned for updates on S 3065.