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  • May 26, 2016

    2016 Provider Exchange® Launches Second Cohort at LSA Annual Conference

    Focusing on Finding Families for Older Youth in Foster Care

    Lutheran Services in America (LSA) expanded its partnership with the Provider Exchange® at its annual conference in Minneapolis. The Provider Exchange® expands the work begun last year to provide technical assistance to 12 LSA members by adding seven LSA members to a new cohort to identify and implement best practices for youth at risk of aging out of the child welfare system to achieve permanency, either with a permanent family (through reunification, adoption or guardianship) or through a...

  • May 23, 2016

    LSA Welcomes Harvard Graduate Student Natalie Goodnow for Summer Fellowship

    Lutheran Services in America is pleased to welcome Natalie Goodnow to work with LSA's Member Engagement team. Natalie, who is pursuing a Master's in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, will focus on older youth and the importance of permanent adult relationships (either formal and informal) as at risk youth age out of the child welfare system.


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  • May 18, 2016

    LSA Joins Grantmakers In Aging

    Lutheran Services in America, Incorporated (LSA) has joined Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) as an associate member, aligning two national organizations dedicated to improving the lives of seniors in the U.S.


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  • May 13, 2016

    LSA Announces Partnership with Resilience AmeriCorps to Help Underserved Communities Be Better Prepared for Shocks and Stresses

    Lutheran Services in America, Incorporated (LSA) announces a partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps VISTA, to participate in the Resilience AmeriCorps program. This new initiative helps communities plan and implement efforts necessary to become more resilient to extreme weather events and other impacts of climate change.


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  • May 12, 2016

    Coming Together: Lutheran Social Ministry Network Meets in Minneapolis for Inspiring Annual Conference

    The theme of the LSA 2016 Annual Conference was "Coming Together: Building the Path, Shining the Light," and this sentiment was felt throughout the keynote speakers, the breakout sessions, the community of practice meetings, the worship and the opportunities for fellowship and friendship. We were blessed with the participation of close to 350 people, our largest gathering in three years, engaged in the work of Lutheran social ministry, called to serve and guided by our mission to lift up our...

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