National Human Services Assembly

Annual Meeting Highlights

NHSA held our virtual 2021 Annual Meeting where we heard from HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra and several others human service leaders

Meet Our Executive Director

Victor Valentine was recently appointed as NHSA's new Executive Director to lead our expanded strategic direction
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Thomas Jefferson Monument at the Tidal Basin at sunset with cherry blossoms blooming

Leadership Practices for Race Equity Impact

Learn more about supporting individuals and organizations in identifying how their practices can create and sustain race equity experiences and outcomes within the social sector

Juvenile Justice Roadmap

Read our "Beyond Bars" report that should serve as a roadmap or handbook for juvenile justice
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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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Doctor holding stethoscope

Important COVID-19 Resources

A collection of COVID-19 resources and events from members and partners that are relative to the human service sector
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Assorted tools on wood background

Reframing Human Services Implementation Guide

We are proud to showcase our new practical Implementation Guide, as well as our toolkit and other resources online
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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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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 $180 million that has been redirected to building well-being in our communities.

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Equity & Human Services

The National Assembly is committed to fostering a culture of meaningful equity and inclusion in the human service sector.

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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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Latest Updates

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Reframing
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