Loan Forgiveness Bill for Child Welfare Workers

Loan Forgiveness Bill for Child Welfare Workers

State Senator Stewart Greenleaf’s Loan Forgiveness Bill

SB 29: This bill would establish the Child Welfare Workers Loan Forgiveness Program for Pennsylvania residents who graduate from institutions of higher education and who apply their degrees (bachelor’s or master’s degree in social work, psychology, or sociology) in child welfare work. They can be employed in either public or private agencies. For qualified applicants with an undergraduate
degree, no more than $2,500 shall be forgiven in any one year, and no more than $10,000 shall be forgiven for any one qualified applicant. For qualified applicants with both an undergraduate degree and either a master’s or doctorate degree, no more than $5,000 shall be forgiven in any one year, and no more than $20,000 shall be forgiven for any one qualified applicant.​

http://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=PDF&sessYr=2015&sessInd=0&billBody=S&billTyp=B&billNbr=0029&pn=0140

Retiree Meeting Cancelled

Retiree Meeting Cancelled

The AFSCME District Council 47 Retiree meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 28th has been cancelled. The meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 4th at 10:00 a.m.

DC 47 MLK Protest Marchers

DC 47 MLK Protest Marchers

Members of DC 47 participated in the MLK Day rally and march in Philadelphia from the School District to center city.