Human Services & Education Policy Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to children’s issues, foster care, public assistance and income support, services to senior citizens and individuals with disabilities, immigration policy, social services, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education.

Policy Platform 2023-2024

Every county in the U.S. administers and funds part of the cost of strengthening communities and protecting and enhancing families. The NACo Human Services & Education Steering Committee exists to support counties in this work.

Updates & Analysis

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Congress reintroduces Elder Justice Act reauthorization legislation

The Elder Justice Reauthorization and Modernization Act of 2023 would provide crucial federal funds to improve local efforts to protect older adults and adults with disabilities from abuse, isolation and neglect.

Committee Chair

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Hon. Shannon Jones

Commissioner, Warren County, Ohio

Committee Contact

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Rachel Mackey

Legislative Director – Human Services & Education | Veterans & Military Services
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