National Human Services Assembly
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Registration Now Open!

Registration for Essential Conversations on Human Services: 2019 NHSA Annual Covening is now open. Learn more about the schedule, learning sessions, keynote, sponsorhips, and more
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Assorted tools on wood background

NEW: 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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Dream Act Bill with overlay of hashtag protect dreamers

In Support of the Dream and Promise Act of 2019

Support a practical approach to immigration policy that helps everyone reach their full potential
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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Graphic of people building a house

Reframing Initiative In the News

Read the featured articles on our National Reframing Human Services Initiative that have appeared in the Chronicle of Philanthropy and Philanthropy Journal
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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 $180 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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Latest Updates

Public Policy
Member Highlight: YWCA...
In April, YWCA celebrated its 13th annual Stand Against Racism,...
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Initiatives
Woke at Work
Woke at Work is a new resource from Equity in...
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Reframing
Long-Time Reframer Sees...
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Opportunity for immigrant women from @YWCAUSA, a shell game from the Administration?, new CEO for @CampFireNHQ, and… http://VidNiSVOqN
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Registration for #EssConHS 2019 now open! Plus the value of #volunteer time @IndSector, People CARE Act, grandfamil… http://QDIv098GTh
@FrameWorksInst releases a new publication on why explanation is essential with #reframing. Learn how to Harness th… http://xMKSRPYyYw
#Equity Statement, #2020Census updates, Elevate! from @NPL_Alliance, The YES Project from @AmericasPromise & more i… http://Jg6Yb0VM0e
@ysbsjc Indiana's Youth Service Bureau brings #Reframing to fundraising. Read more about the successful fundraising… http://G3VVYHmErv
@littlekidsrock has an amazing opportunity for a rising star in Marketing/Comm who wants to make an impact on youth… http://2URgW24nhe
@BldingMovement You're welcome! We appreciate all the work you've done around this important issue.
Message from the CEO, #FamiliesBelongTogether Act, supporting #YAPGuatemalaLove, 3 upcoming webinars from… http://EPzrMbw5wK
Hammer Home the Building Well-Being Narrative using the Construction Metaphor - featuring real world examples from… http://8PXsNuCrfu
NHSA supports the #DreamAndPromise Act, Save the Date (June 11) for #EssConHS, new podcast from @AllianceNews,… http://IBvrk9Vn6o
@CoalitionHN Thanks for featuring us and our policy work!
#YAPGuatemalaLove Tackles Hardships Causing Families to Flee to U.S. Border @YAPInc http://7BS3IqiIIU
Today, @RepRoybalAllard introduced #hr6, the Dream and Promise Act, a solution that would provide protections for… http://QchwaBPAW1
@ILPartnersForHS reframed their digital campaign Our Shared Human Story and saw big successes - Read more in the Re… http://S1THfTr7Or
Our 2019 legislative priorities, UBIT update & action (@NatlCouncilNPs), @GrantStation survey, @CJJRGU certificate… http://Dq86bpKcmo
@FrameWorksInst offers new perspectives on Adolescent Development "to help build public understanding and create de… http://Zb6HnRdLFD