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June 17 Federal Update: Senate Finance Committee Examines Concerns and Reforms for Youth Residential Treatment Facilities
https://www.social-current.org/2024/06/june-17-federal-update-senate-finance-committee-examines-concerns-and-reforms-for-youth-residential-treatment-facilities/

On June 12, the Senate Committee on Finance held a hearing to address concerns regarding the treatment of children in some Youth Residential Treatment Facilities (YRTFs), focusing on instances of abuse, unsafe conditions, and inadequate care This hearing followed a report detailing such harms However, it is essential to note that most...

Juneteenth 2024: Commit to Creating an Organizational Culture of Belonging
https://www.social-current.org/2024/06/more-than-a-day-off-commit-to-creating-an-organizational-culture-of-belonging-this-juneteenth-2024/

2024 will mark the fourth year Juneteenth is recognized as a federal holiday, and an increasing amount of employers are including it on their holiday calendars In 2021, just 9% of employers had made Juneteenth a paid company holiday That jumped to 33% in 2022 and rose again to 39% in 2023,...

COA Accreditation Volunteer Spotlight: Francisco Javier Brizuela
https://www.social-current.org/2024/05/coa-accreditation-volunteer-spotlight-francisco-javier-brizuela/

Through COA Accreditation, a service of Social Current, we seek to empower organizations to implement best practice standards to improve service delivery and achieve better outcomes for individuals and communities COA Accreditation provides a framework to help organizations manage resources, incorporate best practices, and strive for continuous improvement...

Recap: Senate Finance Committee Hearing on the Family First Prevention Services Act
https://www.social-current.org/2024/05/recap-senate-finance-committee-hearing-on-the-family-first-prevention-services-act/

On May 22, 2024, the Senate Finance Committee convened the hearing, “The Family First Prevention Services Act: Successes, Roadblocks, and Opportunities for Improvement” This session was part of Foster Care Awareness Month, reflecting the ongoing commitment to enhancing child welfare in the US The hearing brought together experts,...

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