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Reframing Initiative In the News

Read the featured articles on our National Reframing Human Services Initiative that have recently appeared in the Chronicle of Philanthropy and Philanthropy Journal
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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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Woman politician standing at microphone with American flag in 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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People using devices with graphic icons of digital media in background

Visit Our Blog

Get the most recent updates, newsletters, resources, and more on our new blog, National Assembly Today
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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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