John Sciamanna

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Lawmakers: Make TANF Work for Children

| September 26, 2016 |

Youth Today 9/21/16 The verdict is out: 20 years later, the only federal cash assistance program for low-income families desperately needs an overhaul. In

To Make TANF Truly Effective, Put Kids Front and Center

| August 16, 2016 |

Editor’s Note: This post was co-authored by Cara Baldari of First Focus and John Sciamanna of The Child Welfare League of America. The only

Federal Fiscal Year 2015 President’s Request

| March 11, 2014 |

This chart authored by John Sciamanna details the federal budget in key children’s and child welfare areas.

Reunification of Foster Children with their Families

| November 1, 2013 |

This brief, authored by John Sciamanna, discusses reunification of foster children with their families. It describes some of the challenges of reunification and reunification

The Reauthorization of the Adoption Incentive Fund: Opportunities to Expand Reinvestment of State Funds into Child Welfare Services

| August 29, 2013 |

This fall, Congress is likely to reauthorize the adoption incentives program, a federal fund that awards states annually if they succeed in increasing the