National Human Services Assembly
Keynote Laura Wides-Munoz, guest and Lee Sherman at NHSA Annual Convening
Keynote Laura Wides-Munoz, guest and Lee Sherman at NHSA Annual Convening

Highlights from Essential Conversations on Human Services

View photos and read highlights from the National Assembly's 2018 Annual Convening: Essential Conversations on Human Services
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Politician in suit standing at podium with American Flag background

In Support of Nonpartisanship

We are proud to stand with our fellow nonprofits to preserve the protections for nonprofits in the Johnson Amendment
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Assorted tools on wood background

Reframing Human Services Tools

We are proud to showcase our reframing toolkit online!
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Dream Act Bill with overlay of hashtag protect dreamers

In Support of the Dream Act of 2017

Support a practical approach to immigration policy that helps everyone reach their full potential
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Family of four, mother father two daughters, Hispanic

State-Level Framework for the Two-Generation Approach

Take a closer look at state-level implementation of Two-Generation policy and programming

Helping everyone reach their full potential and contribute to our communities

Our mission is to strengthen health and human services in the United States through the active involvement and leadership of our members.
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Collaboration

The National Human Services Assembly promotes collaboration among engaged organizations to advance the collective power, knowledge, strategy, and systems that build well-being within individuals and our communities.

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Public Policy

The National Human Services Assembly focuses on a variety of policy and advocacy issue areas, most notably in the youth, intergenerational, disabilities, and aging space, also devoting special interest and efforts toward policy topics that affect the human service or nonprofit sectors at-large.

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Initiatives

Initiatives of the National Human Services Assembly aim to advance the collective power, knowledge, strategy, and systems that build well-being within individuals and our communities.

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National Reframing Human Services Initiative

To create a thriving society, everyone should be able to reach their full potential. The National Reframing Human Services Initiative is an evidence-based communication strategy for building public understanding and support of our sector to build the well-being necessary for every to reach that potential.

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PurchasingPoint

The National Human Services Assembly runs a group purchasing program for members and other eligible nonprofits to save money on everyday goods and services. The PurchasingPoint program allows nonprofits to save more money for their missions, and has collectively saved nonprofits over $158 million that has been redirected to building well-being in our communities.

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National Collaboration for Youth

The National Collaboration for Youth (NCY), a 40-year old affinity group, is a coalition of the National Assembly member organizations that have a significant interest in youth development.

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CEO Lee Sherman on govt reorg: "Lawmakers should consult with human-service experts about how best to deliver feder… http://yF3zahd8bF
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@NPL_Alliance @udc_edu @CoppinStateUniv Thanks for sharing this internship opportunity @NPL_Alliance!
Data is crucial to telling our nonprofit story, but make sure you are using and explaining the data in the best way… http://vhwyNjz7eS
NHSA commented to Census today opposing citizenship question on the 2020 Census & urging the Bureau to thoroughly i… http://X9PqnOEuA7
Take Action: oppose the citizenship question on the 2020 Census http://SEIXGmycRj. Deadline to comment tomorr… http://40PBuvJpIM
Check out the pilot episode of "What the Hill," the National Assembly's new policy podcast here:… http://eSOxH8AoCA
#JohnsonAmendment updates, updated resources from @DibbleInstitute, @nonprofitrisk @equityinthectr @SocialSolutions… http://OGNGQcEjWc
"The #JohnsonAmendment allows nonprofits to cultivate public trust, facilitate cross-sector collaboration, & offer… http://N3qufbLgOu
Please reach out to your member of Congress and encourage them to protect the Flores Settlement #FamiliesBelongTogether
In short, keeping families together in detention is not a viable alternative to family separation, and is not a cos… http://bYrP6GRvVu
FCMP used qualified case managers to allow immigrant families supervised freedom while they awaited their court hearings 7/
Family detention centers cost millions to maintain and undermine the well-being of parents and children. A cost-eff… http://4lEKE73s1A
The Cole Amendment would allow children to be held in prison-like facilities with their parents indefinitely, and r… http://cofI2YOmAq
Before the Flores Settlement, it was common to detain children without access to education, recreation, or family visitation 4/
3) prevents children from being subjected to disciplinary action by people who are not child welfare experts, and 4… http://hkmo5xeGMi
The Flores Settlement ensures the safety and well-being of immigrant children by: 1) Setting a 20-day limit on the… http://Smaq5mrtKY
Last Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee passed a version of the FY19 Labor HHS-ED bill that includes the… http://eOjQ9YTNAu
The National Assembly has taken a stand against a recent proposal and has utilized a reframing lens in our response… http://IbcPoHRJgM
This summer, text FOOD or COMIDA to 877-877 to find free #SummerMeals for kids 18 and under in your neighborhood… http://rls189m5Cz