APHSA Coalition Letter on SNAP Appropriations (November 17, 2021)
APHSA and a coalition of national organizations representing the state and local governments that administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) sent a comment letter to the House and Senate Appropriations committee urging them to adopt language in the FY2022 budget to ensure that SNAP is adequately funded for the entire fiscal year, protecting program participants from losing benefits in the event of a government shutdown.
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Our Dream Deferred: Fulfilling the Nation’s Promise
We are excited to announce the premiere of our new podcast series, Our Dream Deferred: Fulfilling the Nation’s Promise. Every Tuesday we’ll be talking with brilliant minds from unexpected places, exploring the American dream that is still elusive for so many, and seeking a new way forward together.
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NEICE Wins Best of NIEM Award!
The National Electronic Interstate Compact Enterprise (NEICE) administered by the AAICPC and APHSA was recently awarded a 2021 Best of NIEM Award, for Best Implementation of NIEM, for its use of National Information Exchange Model Standards to translate data moving between 43 states for the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children. NEICE was developed by the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (AAICPC) and the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), as secretariat for the AAICPC, through a cooperative agreement from the Children’s Bureau. Tetrus Corporation is the technical vendor for the NEICE project. The Best of NIEM awards showcase exceptional examples of NIEM’s implementation.
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