On March 11th, 2021 Family Voices United held a peer learning session with parents, kinship caregivers, and foster youth alumni, on the Family First Prevention Services Act, New Opportunities in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, and successful constituent engagement in Family First Implementation.
This Peer Learning Session provided the following:
Refresher on Family First Act provisions and updates on status.
How the voices of lived experience educated policymakers.
Examples of successful constituent engagement.
New funding opportunities in the Consolidated Appropriations Act.
Tips and resources for constituents looking to get involved in Family First implementation.
Tools & Resources
Family Voices United Perspective Papers
Constituent Voice Memes
FVU voice meme on supporting older youth
Family Voices United Podcasts
Reach out to Family Voices United at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about this learning session or Family First implementation.
Visit www.familyfirstact.org for information on the Family First Prevention Services Act.