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December 2023 Policy Updates

Monday December 4, 2023

NACC Advocates for Children and Families

NACC signed on to legislation to support people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, strengthen Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and make the Northern Mariana Islands eligible for programs funded by Title IV of the Social Security Act. NACC opposes efforts to discriminate against transgender people seeking emergency shelter, and opposes an amendment that jeopardizes funding for federal programs that ensure protections for LGBTQI+ children.

NACC also provided comments on proposed federal rules to protect the civil rights of children and parents with disabilitiespromote safe and appropriate placements, protocols, and services for LGBTQI+ youth; and codify and expand funding for legal representation.

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