MIECHV Briefing in U.S. Senate Calls for Reauthorization

MIECHV Briefing in U.S. Senate Calls for Reauthorization

For Immediate Release April 11, 2017 Contact: Shannon Craig Straw, 202-674-5921, scstraw@westendstrategy.com Coalition of Early Childhood Advocates Make the Case for Reauthorization of Voluntary, Evidence-Based Home Visiting Program WASHINGTON—In a bipartisan briefing...
Senate To Hold MIECHV Briefing – An Open Invitation

Senate To Hold MIECHV Briefing – An Open Invitation

The Home Visiting Coalition invites you to attend the bipartisan U.S. Senate briefing on the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program on Tuesday, April 11 at 12 p.m. in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (Room 203/02). Voluntary,...

Foster Youth and MIECHV: Highlights from the States

Nearly half a million American minors are in foster care, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Groundbreaking legislation that would have focused funding on family preservation and child abuse prevention died in Congress...
Home Visiting Hearing Is A Bipartisan Lovefest

Home Visiting Hearing Is A Bipartisan Lovefest

The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources convened a hearing today on reauthorization of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV), which was enacted under the Affordable Care Act to fund state efforts to pair new or...
Nurse-Family Partnership Mom Testifies Before Congress

Nurse-Family Partnership Mom Testifies Before Congress

On March 15, Rosa Valentin – a 16-year old mom from Lancaster, Pennsylvania – testified before the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on her experience in the Nurse-Family Partnership program and how her nurse Beth Russell has helped her to become a confident mom....
Strong Families Make a Strong Nation

Strong Families Make a Strong Nation

Today you have the opportunity to invest in the future of our nation by joining forces with a national effort to strengthen America’s families and our nation. We are proud to say that the national Home Visiting Coalition, co-convened by Diedra Henry-Spires, CEO of the...