Campaigns and Resources

Bible Group

LSA advocates on behalf of our nationwide network of over 300 Lutheran health and human services organizations. Together, we envision and seek improvements in policies and programs that will empower our members in their mission to heal, shelter, and serve with compassion. In furtherance of these goals, we invite LSA members to amplify the Network's reach by utilizing the resources below to learn, engage, and advocate at the local, state, and federal levels.

Children, Youth, and Families | Older Adults | Nonprofit Sector | Federal Budget | Health Care | Immigration and Refugee Services | People with Disabilites

Children, Youth, and Families

LSA Policy Priorities

Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 

Interfaith Toolkit on Human Trafficking

Older Adults

The 2015 White House Conference on Aging

50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

Older Americans Act Reauthorization

Nonprofit Sector

LSA Analysis: 2016 Election

LSA in-depth analyses: The 2016 Election and Lame Duck, the Presidential Transition, and Congressional Leadership 

Department of Labor Overtime Pay Regulations 

Federal Requirements for Faith-Based and Community Providers

OMB Uniform Guidance

Nonprofits, Voting, and Elections

Medicaid Managed Care: Resources for Providers

IRS Gift Substantiation Proposed Rule

The Federal Budget

The FY17 Appropriations Process

House GOP's Legislative Blueprint

LSA Analysis of President Obama's FY17 Budget Request

LSA Analysis of the 2016 State of the Union Address

LSA Analysis of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015

The FY16 Appropriations Process

LSA Analysis and Resources

Current Federal Funding Opportunities (As of January 5, 2017)

Health Care

In December 2016, LSA held several webinars for members on the outlook for health programs in 2017.  Please contact Lindsey Copeland at for more information, including access to the webinar recordings.

The Affordable Care Act Outreach and Enrollment

Health Reform Principles

Immigration and Refugee Services

Unaccompanied Alien Children/Unaccompanied Migrant Children 

People with Disabilities 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 25th Anniversary