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  • February 2, 2017

    Oped: Congress Should Oppose Medicaid Block Grants

    LSA President and CEO Charlotte Haberaecker Calls on Congressional Leadership

    In an oped in The Hill, LSA President and CEO Charlotte Haberaecker writes that Congress should protect the healthcare of seniors, children and people with disabilities by opposing proposals to convert Medicaid to a block grant or per capita cap program. These proposals would cut federal Medicaid spending by $1 trillion over ten years and would result in a reduction in benefits for millions, at best, and an elimination of benefits for millions, at worst.


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  • February 1, 2017

    Up to $10,000 Emerging Leader Grants Available For LSA Members!

    Attention volunteers and staff of Lutheran Services in America member organizations! Are You… -Leading a new (less than 3 years old) health or human care focused program? -Between the ages of 20 and 35 years old? If you answered "yes" to these questions, you are eligible to apply for a Emerging Leader Grant from Wheat Ridge Ministries during the special LSA Emerging Leader Grant Cycle! Each year, Wheat Ridge Ministries, a member of the LSA network, awards Emerging Leader Grants to...

  • January 11, 2017

    LSA Letter to Congressional Leaders

    In a letter to Congressional leaders, LSA President and CEO Charlotte Haberaecker urges lawmakers to advance policy solutions that will allow all Americans to lead abundant lives. Specifically, Haberaecker called on congress to oppose any bill repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without providing an immediate, substantial and better replacement; to oppose converting Medicaid to a block grant program; to oppose any new efforts to cut non-defense discretionary (NDD) programs; and to...

  • December 8, 2016

    2017 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

    Plans are well underway for the 2017 LSA Annual Conference, May 3-6 in Washington, DC. The largest event of the year, the Annual Conference celebrates LSA's national, strong and trusted network, bringing together hundreds of Lutheran social ministry leaders. We will welcome a dynamic slate of speakers for the Annual Conference, both from within our social ministry network and outside the network, including two of our keynote presenters.


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  • December 8, 2016

    Upcoming Partnership with LEO at the University of Notre Dame

    LSA will partner with the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) at the University of Notre Dame on a new learning cohort for LSA members with programs targeting self-sufficiency among people living in poverty. LSA members will have the opportunity to partner with LEO on rigorous program evaluations and participate in peer learning.


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