June 1, 2020
NCC Sends Letter to Appropriators Reiterating FY 2021 Funding Request
On June 22, sixty-one Nursing Community Coalition members signed onto letters to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies reiterating our shared funding requests of at least $278 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and at least $182 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research for Fiscal Year 2021, as well as, supplemental funding to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Members of the Nursing Community Coalition stand united in the fight against racial inequality and injustice. We call for America to be better and pledge to do all we can in that cause. Read NCC member organization’s individual statements here.
On June 4, the Nursing Community Coalition released a statement expressing our deep concern with the President’s decision to terminate the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO) and strongly urging the President to reconsider.