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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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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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Ready by 21 Learning Lab October 23 - 25, 2018
Impact Summit October 29 - 31, 2018
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CEO insights on racial justice, updates on #ProtectFamilies, new What the Hill podcast with Julie Sweetland from… http://HGYYuKV0aD
Doing great work connecting generations? Submit to present at @GensUnited's 2019 Global Intergenerational Conferenc… http://6m8DPa09N8
NHSA opposes the newly published proposed rule to expand the definition of "public charge" in immigrant admission a… http://sVqL54Imk3
Connecting generations? Submit to present at @GensUnited's 2019 Global Intergenerational Conference http://SENCQu2tTH #GensUnited19
Excited to have Julie Sweetland from the @FrameWorksInst join our podcast to talk reframing and public charge, cens… http://zmfEgKr0Oi
It's that time of year again for congressional district visits & candidate forums--Ensure your messages are reframe… http://RRRnUCetWv
#PublicCharge compromises well-being, reserve your copy of How To Live Forever by @EncoreOrg CEO, new report from… http://6McBTz4Ar8
The administration's new #publiccharge regulation effectively makes legal residency a function of wealth and exclus… http://r0hsBHzU9h
Great editorial from @latimes explaining how the administration's draft public charge regulation would compromise t… http://VGSbRFnqbr
National Assembly Urges Broader Community of Influencers to Adopt Reframing in @phijo - The latest Reframing Networ… http://sxv6VLBNR2
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with our member @Health4Americas http://0vn7VOO9s2
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with our member @Health4Americas http://VDYF0dFCX0
NHSA board member @SusanDreyfus in @ChronicleSC - Coming Together to Create the Child Welfare System We All Want http://VscCwJgoyB
The latest on #FamilySeparation, a message on forgiveness, pics w/ our guests from Africa, attend the… http://iM8ZlDPk1Y
@StateIVLP It was our pleasure! It was a wonderful experience, and we were happy you reached out with the opportunity.
Thank you @StateIVLP for the opportunity to meet with so many wonderful NGO leaders from African countries to talk… http://xx9LJh2zeo
From CEO Lee Sherman in @Philanthropy: Federal Proposal Mirrors Misperceptions of Human Services - Reframing Networ… http://q9CwvNuZHE