2022 Kinship Education Day Thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s legislative education day. A recording of the event can be found on the Coalition’s website HERE. A new issue for the Coalition that was first covered at this event is Housing Reform. Testimony from the Grandpower Advocates’ Marcia Spencer related to this issue canContinue reading “February Coalition Update”
NYS Kincare Coalition Virtual Kinship Education DayFebruary 15, 2022Remarks by Marcia Spencer Good afternoon. I am raising one grandson on a fixed-income. It is very difficult paying rent and other bills, especially with the recent increase in the cost of living. We grandparents need affordable housing, so we and our grandchildren can have a betterContinue reading “Housing Reform Testimony”
Link to stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14vcRXXYuvo
Download the Flyer Kin Counts:A closer look at kinship care data and the need for legislative support A Legislative Educational Webinar Sponsored by the NYS Kincare Coalition Join kinship caregivers, professionals, policy makers and stakeholders in this educational opportunity to talk about the importance of kinship care in our communities and how the legislature canContinue reading “2022 Kincare Coalition Legislative Education Day”
Our next 4 meetings will be January 11th, 12 – 1 pmFebruary 15th (Legislative Education Day)March 8th, 12 – 1 pmApril 12th, 12 – 1 pm Review the 2022 Budget Proposal The coalition’s policy subcommittee has been meeting regularly to discuss this year’s budget request and policy priorities and has put together a bold budget proposal thatContinue reading “December Coalition Update”
Below is a link to the draft budget ask for the Kincare Coalition. We want to acknowledge the work that the Policy Subcommittee has done to bring this proposal forward, and hope it can be a starting point for a unified system of care going forward. Feedback is welcomed. Please send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click the link to download Governor Hochul’s 2021 Proclamation declaring September as Kinship Care Month in New York!
Caregivers, Advocates Celebrated at Kinship Care Month Celebration ALBANY, NY – September 9, 2021 – The New York State KinCare Coalition hosted the 8th celebration of September as Kinship Care Month with an online event and presented its 7th annual CURA Awards to outstanding caregivers, organizations, professionals, and champions around the state. “Today, we celebrateContinue reading “Kinship Care Month Press Release”
See below to download the proposed policy agenda for 2022. These are for the Coalition’s consideration and are not finalized. If you are interested in signing up to be a part of the Policy Subcommittee, you can sign up here: https://forms.gle/eoJa4C3vayA6nXhU8
We are collecting CURA Award Nominations until AUGUST 12th, 2021. Please download the below form and follow the instructions on the first page to submit.