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  • December 4, 2014

    LSA-DN Applauds House Passage of the ABLE Act

    On Wednesday, December 3rd, the U.S House of Representatives passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (H.R. 647/S. 313) with a vote of 404-17. Lutheran Services in America Disability Network (LSA-DN) applauds the overwhelming support for this legislation that will allow individuals with disabilities to save for the future without fear of jeopardizing essential long-term services and supports provided through Medicaid and other programs. The Senate is expected to take up the...

  • December 4, 2014

    Just Announced - Keynote Speaker for the Annual Conference

    LSA is pleased to announce the first of three plenary speakers for the Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2015!

    Dan Cardinali is the president of Communities In Schools, Inc., the nation's largest dropout prevention organization. He will speak on Tuesday, April 21, during our opening keynote session, on the topic of navigating change and his personal experience with scaling a network to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve. Hear how Communities in Schools aligned network members around a common purpose to achieve transformational change, how they leveraged their core strengths, ways...

  • November 25, 2014

    Father Son Duo Hold Simultaneous Leadership Positions in Major Lutheran Social Ministry Organizations

    David Duea became President and CEO of Lutheran Community Services Northwest on July 1, 2014 and his father, Rev. Robert Duea, assumed the position of Interim President and CEO of Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest on August 1st 2014.

  • November 24, 2014

    LSA-DN Advocates for Passage of the ABLE Act During Lame Duck Session

    Lutheran Services in America (LSA-DN) and its member organizations are actively reaching out to both Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate urging passage of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013 (H.R. 647/S. 313) during the current Lame Duck session of Congress. LSA-DN strongly support the ABLE Act because it will enable individuals with disabilities and their families to save for their future just like every other American. The ABLE Act facilitates self-...

  • November 24, 2014

    Midwest Disaster Consortium Created Through Partnership of Lutheran Agencies

    Lutheran Disaster Response announces the development of a Midwest Disaster Consortium that will be focused on creating sustainability for essential disaster staff at Lutheran Disaster Response affiliate Social Ministry Organizations within a four-state region, including Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Missouri. The Social Ministry Organizations that will be active in the consortium include Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSSMN), Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota (LSSND...