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August 2020 – Executive Director’s Report

By |2020-09-02T17:40:12-05:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

September 2, 2020

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director

Topics include:

  • Ways and Means Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Bill [H.R. 7947] to Provide Emergency Support for Foster Youth and Child Welfare Services
  • The Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act
  • Co-Sponsors Added to S.4172 – Child Welfare Emergency Assistance Act
  • CORE’s Legislative Efforts
  • 2020 CORE National Conference Postponed
    • SAVE THE DATE – April 20-22, 2021
  • Welcome to New Member:
    • The Brownson Home in Victoria, Texas

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July 2020 – Executive Director’s Report

By |2020-07-31T15:46:03-05:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

July 27, 2020

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director

Topics include:

  • Child Welfare Emergency Assistance Act
  • CHAMPS Report
  • The Challenge Before Us
  • The Need for a United Voice
  • An Unapologetic Legislative Ask:
    • Ensuring Placement Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Legislative Remedy
  • Update on 2020 CORE National Conference
    • A Word of Regret and SAVE THE DATE – April 20-22, 2021

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May 2020 – Monthly Report

By |2020-06-10T17:26:27-05:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

June 10, 2020

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director

Topics include:

  • The Urgent Has, Out of Necessity, Replaced the Important on Capitol Hill
  • Update on 2020 CORE National Conference
  • Catherine Hershey Award Nominations for 2020
    • A template for making nominations has been sent to each member agency. In addition, it will also be available on the CORE website. Nominations must be submitted to Milton Hershey School prior to July 15, 2020. The nomination forms must be mailed to Jacqueline Scacco at
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