The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) earned a 2020 ASAE Power of A Summit Award for its Unifying Framework for the Early Childhood Education Profession, a vision for how to drive the significant and sustained public investment that will allow all children, birth through age 8, to benefit from high-quality early… Read more »

ASAE’s Government Relations and Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council and the National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics will hold a webinar Sept. 24 at 12 p.m. ET on preparing for legislative fly-ins in 2021. Panelists will discuss ways that government relations professionals can plan for the possibility of both in-person and virtual fly-ins next year and… Read more »

Frustrated with the stalemate on a new coronavirus relief package, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus has assembled a roughly $1.5 trillion framework intended as a last-ditch effort to spur negotiations before Congress leaves Washington for the election season. The plan, led by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Tom Reed (R-NY), is designed for a six-month… Read more »

The deadline to join ASAE’s latest letter to Congress requesting COVID-19 assistance for 501(c)(6) organizations has been extended to Sept. 25. Association leaders are encouraged to add their organization’s name to the letter here. The sign-on letter, which already includes more than 1,600 signatories, calls on Congress to expand access to the Paycheck Protection Program… Read more »