NEXT STEPS FOR PA HOUSE BILL 1745
The PA House of Representatives voted unanimously for House Bill 1745, The Fostering Independence Through Education Act, sending it to the Senate. This is great news!
If given final approval, HB 1745 would provide supports for hundreds of young adults from the foster care system to graduate from college.
Since very few foster care students graduate, this bill will help young people gain their degree and become productive members of the workforce.
Specifically, the bill would:
What is needed now? Urge the PA Senate Education Committee to "Please vote 'yes' on House Bill 1745." That is all that is needed.
Please contact both the Republican and Democratic chairs of the committee. And, if you are represented by one of the members identified below, please email or call them.
PA SENATE HOUSE OF EDUCATION COMMITTEE CONTACT
(as of 06/2018)
3 Ways To Contact: (1) click the link; (2) call the 717 Harrisburg office; or (3) call their district offices