Earlier in 2015, the White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) launched a series of regional forums to provide input and ideas for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, which will take place on July 13 in Washington, DC. The forums, which are by invitation only, are designed to engage with leaders in the field of aging, older adults, their families, caregivers, and others on key issues affecting older Americans.
During the 2015 Annual Meeting of the membership in San Antonio, members elected two new Class A Board members. Their terms will begin July 1, 2015 and run through June 30, 2018.
With more than 100 LSA members serving children, youth and families in 33 states across the country, the LSA network has a dominant national child welfare presence. The Children, Youth and Families Community of Practice comes together to learn from and with each other to transform the well-being of vulnerable youth and their families by continuing to improve current care practices, develop new and innovative solutions and encourage practitioner informed policy decisions. At the 2015 LSA Annual Conference several members of the Children Youth and Families Community of Practice began working with Sara Morrison from the Center for the Study of Social Policy. A second session, made possible by a grant from the Lutheran Services Children Endowment (LSCE), is planned for June 25th in Washington, DC.
The LSA Disability Network (LSA-DN) will host its second advocacy training event, "Speak Up! Self-Advocate Training" in October at the LSA office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Effecting policy change through targeted advocacy is a complex process. From launching and implementing a policy initiative to sustaining its success, there are distinct challenges and opportunities at each stage of an effective advocacy campaign.
April 20, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – Lutheran Services in America (LSA), one of the largest health and human services networks in the country, is hosting its 2015 Annual Conference, ‘Farther Together: Stronger Tomorrow,’ in San Antonio, Texas. The conference is held at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk from Monday, April 20 to Thursday, April 23 and is bringing together over 300 organizations to discuss new opportunities and challenges affecting the nonprofit world in the United States.
The Lutheran Services in America Disability Network (LSA-DN) held its 2014 Summer Meeting in Columbus, OH from August 5-8. They gathered the LSA-DN Policy Advisory Team (PAT) and Housing Forum.
Join LSA at our 2015 events hosted in Safety Harbor, FL and San Antonio, TX!
Join your fellow Lutheran Services in America colleagues from across the nation at the LSA Member Reception hosted at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo in Nashville, TN. RSVP today and don’t miss this special opportunity to connect and share with other LSA members. Plan to attend the reception with your friends, family, and staff members – all are welcome. You will also be joined by LSA's President and CEO, Charlotte Haberaecker, and VP, Member Engagement, Shannon Steene, at the event.
… Deep in the heart of Texas! The LSA team looks forward to welcoming you to the 2015 Annual Conference, which will be held in April in scenic San Antonio, Texas.