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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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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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Legislation we endorse that supports #HumanServices, #Reframing Implementation Guide, @readyby21 National Mtg, nomi… http://DFGOvc7b2I
You’ve patiently waited, and we’ve delivered! Today we released the new Reframing Implementation Guide. Check it ou… http://42iyFN9PxM
CEO message on the #ShutdownImpact & @prosperitynow Scorecard, Woke@Work equity resources from @equityinthectr, Bri… http://zQk4xbm9qu
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@snocounty #Reframes its Homelessness Challenge & appeared in @EverettHerald - Reframing Network Newsletter… http://auFRwhfoxK
This morning, the NHSA sent a letter to federal leaders raising the sector's concerns over government shutdown http://Akud7d4Vpz
@relias & @TheArcUS have partnered for a webinar series: Thriving in a Changing #IDD Landscape. Join Jan 29 for "Ho… http://dKtYFXwgV9
New report on achieving children's well-being from @AspenSEAD, #2020Census update, and 2019 policy insights from… http://d5e8jqNgT8
The general public doesn't understand the full-scope of #HumanServices or even what it means. We're starting the ne… http://7Kq700NhCD
Join us Thurs Jan 24 from 2-3 PM ET for a webinar to learn about IT solutions for nonprofits from the experts… http://zJ4IY1ErDm
Join us Wed Jan 30 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET for webinar on all of the offerings from @StaplesBizCan through the… http://qrJySCcEoO
Words from the CEO for the New Year, #PublicCharge & #JohnsonAmendment issues still alive, #FairSlice video from… http://C8lA2D6kKu
A look at our highlights from 2018, new video from @HSC_NY about #FairSlice & the Metro-Level Opportunity Index fro… http://gUmrUCJQif
Have you watched this video that humorously illustrates the REAL challenges #HumanServices #nonprofits experience w… http://cCf8ur04h5
Check out this video from our #Reframing partners at @HSC_NY that humorously illustrates the REAL challenges… http://U7c4BMJt4V
A 2018 Reframing Wrap Up - NHSA’s Reframing Team led a total of 35 workshops, webinars & presentations in communiti… http://h0dbrqilz9
A holiday message from our CEO, #PublicCharge comment deadline, framing #intergenerational work @GensUnited, Nonpr… http://q6tH2JYvDs
We are thrilled to have @contourds as the newest vendor in PurchasingPoint (@NonprofitsSave)! If you have IT needs… http://1tWCMS4sIr
@HealthStart is another star example of how to incorporate #reframed language into your communications. See what th… http://qZ07MTaJW1