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Oped: Congress Should Oppose Medicaid Block Grants

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.

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.

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.

Lutheran Services in America and the Annie E. Casey Foundation Bring Together Key Leaders to Improve Child Well-being Programs in the United States

Lutheran Services in America (LSA) is proud to announce a new partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) to bring together key leaders serving children, youth, and families to participate in AECF's preeminent Results-Based Leadership Institute (RBLI). This collective work is made possible through the continued generous support of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which has previously partnered with LSA on two prior learning cohorts.

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