ISS-USA Welcomes Two New Board Members

ISS-USA Welcomes Two New Board Members At our June 13th Board Meeting, ISS-USA welcomed two new members to our Board of Directors: T’Pring Westbrook and Melissa Kucinski. T’Pring Westbrook is a Senior Associate for the Annie E. Casey Foundation. As a member of the Research, Evaluation, Evidence, and Data (REED) unit at the foundation, Dr.…

ISS-USA Announces Date for 2019 Conference

ISS-USA Announces Date for 2019 Conference ISS-USA announced their 7th Annual Conference, Beyond Separation: Protecting Cross Border Families, co-hosted by the University of Maryland School of Social Work from Thursday, October 17th through Friday, October 18th. Day One of the conference features a half-day training institute followed by a full day conference featuring four expert panels on Friday. The…

Strengthening Families With A Global Perspective with CWLA

On April 12, 2019, ISS-USA’s Program and Training Manager, Elaine Weisman, participated in the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)’s special global session, Strengthening Families: Moving to a Global Perspective. The roundtable session highlighted promising practices in child welfare from around the world. ISS-USA’s presentation, Developing a Globally Relevant Case Practice Model: International Family Finding and Engagement, emphasized the need…

ISS-USA Joins A Community Thrives, Part Of The Usa Network

  INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SERVICE, USA (ISS-USA)JOINS A COMMUNITY THRIVES, PART OF THE USA NETWORK POWERED BY CROWDRISE BY GOFUNDME Donors can help ISS-USA win up to $25,000 in grant money to fund community building initiatives Baltimore, Maryland, Mon. March 18, 2018 — International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) is now competing in A Community Thrives, part of the USA TODAY…

ISS-USA Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon

Contact: Marie Blum, Fund Development and Communications Coordinator communications@iss-usa.org For Immediate Release   International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon Set for Sunday, November 3, 2019 New York, March 11, 2019—International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2019…

ISS-USA Seeks Fund Development and Communications Intern

ISS-USA Seeks Fund Development and Communications Intern Are you a student in business or international affairs interested in assisting cross-border families in need through communications, marketing and development/fundraising projects? Then check out this internship opportunity! International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) is seeking a motivated and passionate intern to join their Fund Development and Communications team.…

Training in Connecticut

Training in Connecticut Elaine Weisman (top left), International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) ‘s Program and Training Manager, traveled to Hartford, Connecticut in early January to train staff and supervisors from Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) . Connecticut DCF began contracting with ISS-USA in 2018 to provide services for children in their care when they have family in…