The Catalyst

Senior Services News
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

LSA's Statement on Equity and Unity

From Charlotte Haberaecker, President and CEO of Lutheran Services in America

Our conviction that diversity is our strength, unity our biggest hope, and equity for all people throughout America must be demanded and achieved has never been more true — nor more deeply felt — than over this past week. George Floyd’s senseless death, like the countless people before him struck down by systemic racism, must be more than yet another wake-up call.

Damyn Kelly, President and CEO of Lutheran Social Services of New York, is correct when he emphasizes the obligation we all have to “not only act in ways that enhance quality of life for those we serve, but also to speak out against injustice when we see or experience it… We must continue to explore our personal biases against those who are different.”

Read more here.

Advocacy Update

On June 5, the President signed into law The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010),  for more information on this update and other federal funding opportunities please click here

We hope you will join us in contacting your Senators include Support for Health and Human Services Nonprofits through the Main Street Lending Program & "CARES 2.0", as well as including our key priorities in their next round of coronavirus relief legislation. Click here to use our quick advocacy tool to write your Senators.

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LSA Partner Webinar Spotlight:  Impact of COVID-19 on P&C insurance market June 25th 11:00am-12:00pm ET 

Prior to COVID-19, the commercial insurance landscape for providers was experiencing significant market disruption due to rate increases, involuntary self-insurance and heightened underwriting scrutiny. Today, the novel coronavirus introduces a whole new set of issues and concerns that insurance companies and their insureds must weather (all while continuing to provide the best level of service possible). This webinar, presented by LSA Business Partner, Johnson Kendall Johnson, will cover the current state of the P&C insurance market, updates on how COVID-19 has affected the insurance industry along with recommendations and best practices to stay ahead and be prepared for your next insurance renewal.

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