Here you will find recent actions taken by AASD to
influence the development of sound policy, promote successful and innovative
practices and build the capacity of the system to improve outcomes for children,
families and communities. Links to bills or proposals currently in Congress are
included along with information about SNAP, TANF and economic and employment
well-being issues, important documents and informative tools and links.
Statement on SNAP Administrative Relief (July 27, 2020)
Policy Levers for State Human Service Agencies in Response to COVID-19 (May 19, 2020)
Read Policy Levers
The Future of SNAP: A Modern and Responsive Program was developed by a work
group led by APHSA's Center for Employment and Economic Well-Being and The
American Association of SNAP Directors. The paper outlines a vision for SNAP
and is a realistic and thoughtful juxtaposition to the President's recent
proposed reforms to the program in his FY 2018 budget proposal.
Comment Letters to the Federal Administration
Comment Letters to Congress