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  • July 28, 2014

    Unemployment Services Trust & LSA Celebrate 15 Year Partnership, Host Webinar & More

    We are thrilled to announce that our longstanding Affinity Partnership with the Unemployment Services Trust (UST) has reached a milestone year! Providing exclusive unemployment and HR resources to our members for 15 years, UST has been and will continue to be an invaluable program benefit—dedicated to the education and advancement of nonprofits nationwide.


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  • July 28, 2014

    Important Charitable Bill Passes House

    The charitable and philanthropic sector achieved a victory today with the House approving legislation (H.R. 4719) that would significantly increase charitable giving in the United States.


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  • July 18, 2014

    LSA CAPS Fellows on Capitol Hill

    Caleb Rollins

    "Poor people are the hardest working people in America." This is what Representative Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) told the crowd at the poverty simulation for members of Congress and their senior staff on Tuesday at the Capitol Visitor Center. Catholic Charities USA and Entergy (an energy company that works in AR, LA, MS, and TX) hosted this event that received bipartisan support and was attended by nearly one dozen members of the House.


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  • July 17, 2014

    LIRS Issues Call to Lutheran Service Organizations on UAC Crisis

    We are all impacted on some level by the current crisis concerning unaccompanied children crossing the border in unprecedented numbers. We know that, in addition to your other responsibilities of service, you have been seeking information to decide on how to respond to this crisis.


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  • July 17, 2014

    LSA Takes Part in Poverty Simulation with Members of Congress

    Role-playing helps legislative leaders feel the stresses of surviving in poverty

    On Tuesday evening, July 16, Lutheran Services in America joined Catholic Charities USA, Entergy, and other collaborators in the Future Without Poverty coalition to put on a poverty simulation for members of Congress and their senior staff in the Capitol Visitors Center. Representatives Jim McGovern (D-N.Y.), Richard Hudson (R-N.C.), Chris Gibson (R-N.Y.), and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) co-sponsored this bipartisan event that hosted nearly a dozen House members. Many of the members of Congress...

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