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  • July 28, 2016

    Lutheran Services in America Disability Network Introduces Disability Community Act in Response to the DOL Overtime Rule

    Lutheran Services in America Disability Network (LSA-DN) together with the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), Autism Speaks, the Autism Society, and United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) are proud to announce the introduction of the Disability Community Act (H.R. 5902) in the United States Congress. On July 14, 2016, Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) led the introduction of this bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives with Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH). The bill...

  • July 19, 2016

    LSA Forms National Collaboration with The Arc of the United States to Support Aging Caregivers and their Family Members with Disabilities to Plan for the Future

    Lutheran Services in America, Incorporated (LSA), is proud to collaborate with The Arc of the United States’ Center for Future Planning on an initiative to connect older caregivers who support a family member with intellectual and developmental disability to future planning resources. The Arc has engaged a number of national and state partners to participate in this project including The Arc of North Carolina, The Arc of Tennessee, The National Council on Aging, the Association of Jewish...

  • July 1, 2016

    Lutheran Services in America Welcomes New Board Members, Announces New Elected Officers

    Lutheran Services in America, Incorporated (LSA) has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors and announced newly elected officers following its Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minn. in April. Larry Bradshaw, President and CEO of National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS), was elected by member CEOs as a Director during the Annual Meeting of the membership that took place on April 27 in Minneapolis. James P. Zils, retired insurance industry executive, was appointed as...

  • June 28, 2016

    Now Accepting Applications for Results-Based Leadership Institute with the Annie E. Casey Foundation

    LSA is proud to announce a new partnership with The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) designed to bring together key leaders of the LSA Children, Youth & Families (CYF) community of practice to participate in AECF’s renowned Results-Based Leadership Institute (RBLI.)


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  • June 22, 2016

    LSA-DN's Policy & Advocacy Team Heads to Capitol Hill

    On Monday and Tuesday, June 13-14, 10 members of LSA-DN's Policy & Advocacy Team (PAT) held several meetings on Capitol Hill with key Congressional offices. PAT strategized with Karen Summar in Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-IA) office on furthering the Transition to Independence Act to increase integrated employment for people with disabilities. We then met with David Hoppe, Chief of Staff for Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), and Ted McCann, Policy Advisor to the Speaker, on the recently released...

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