Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Affordable Care Act Website of the Week: February 10-14, 2014 The Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the United States. Kaiser develops and runs its own research, journalism, and communications programs and serves as a non-partisan source of facts, information, analysis, and journalism for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the public. The Kaiser Family Foundation Health Reform Website has extensive information about health reform and about implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The main page of the website includes these links: A Frequently Asked Questions section entitled Get answers to common questions about health reform . An issues brief entitled Analyzing the Impact of State Medicaid Expansion Decisions that highlights five key ways that state decisions will shape t
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Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Reminder: IDIS for HOME State PJs Training in Atlanta, GA The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Affordable Housing Programs is pleased to announce that there will be 25 New HOME IDIS trainings offered at HUD Field Offices in every Region between October 2013 through June 2014. Training for CDBG IDIS will also be forthcoming and will require separate registration. Please note that two individuals per grantee will be allowed to register and attend a training session. Atlanta, G
Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Upcoming: Google Hangout and Twitter Town Hall Please join and share this information on the February 5th, 2014 Google Hangout on African American health. Join the Google Hangout Today , February 5, 2014 at 3 pm ET , to watch Secretary Sebelius sit down with Shavon Arline from the NAACP to discuss African American Health. Also, please watch for more information about a Twitter Town Hall to take place on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 12 pm ET. The theme is “How do we end the HIV epidemic in Black America?” For more information on th
If you are having trouble viewing the email below, please click here . February 2014 New Focus for SOAR TA Center: Leadership Academy The SOAR TA Center will facilitate its first Leadership Academy in Atlanta, GA, on February 4-6, 2014. The 3-day SOAR Leadership Academy (LA) will prepare individuals to be SOAR Local Leads whose roles will complement those of SOAR Trainers and State Team Leads. LA participants will learn how to build and sustain SOAR within their community and support and mentor trainees who successfully complete the new SOAR Online Course. Expectations of Local Leads include: Conduct 6-hour SOAR Fundamentals refresher trainings to individuals who have successfully completed the SOAR Online Course Hold monthly SOAR Steering Committee meetings to address systems-level issues Facilitate monthly meetings with trainees to answer their questions as they assist others with SSI/SSDI
Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Webinar Announcement: Apply to the Intervention Model in Your Community's Response Ending youth homelessness requires partnership and coordinated efforts in communities and at every level of government. USICH's Federal Framework to End Youth Homelessness is a resource text for dialogue and action toward ending youth homelessness together. The framework includes a Preliminary Intervention Model, designed to help communities identify the systems and capacity necessary to meet the needs of all youth experiencing homelessness.
February 4, 2014 ISSUES | POLICY | SOLUTIONS | NEWS & EVENTS Forward Editor: Emanuel Cavallaro Spotlight On... 545 Families Housed During Housing Challenge As part of a 100 Day Rapid Re-Housing Challenge, 31 organizations working with the Alliance have housed 545 families in Virginia in just 100 days. The Alliance's capacity-building experts have been working with the organizations as part of its Learning Collaborative Initiative since October 17, 2013 in an effort to assist them in placing as many homeless families as possible in permanent housing. The 545 families housed represent a 52 percent increase in the rate of re-housing among these organizations compared to rates before the challenge. 545 Families in Virginia Now Have Homes Hill Update President Touche
Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Affordable Care Act Enrollment Tips People who think they may qualify for private health insurance coverage through the health insurance Marketplace in their state have until February 15, 2014 to enroll and select a plan for coverage starting March 1, 2014 . Individuals living in the continental United States (income levels differ for Alaska and Hawaii ) who make between $11,490 and $45,960 may qualify for lower premiums on a Marketplace insurance plan. Some individuals, particularly those experiencing homelessness or those living