National Human Services Assembly

Initiatives

Initiatives to Advance the Human Service Sector

The National Assembly is a leading voice in the human service sector, advancing the collective power, knowledge, strategy, and systems that build well-being within individuals and our communities. Initiatives are a key area where the National Assembly is both member-focused and sector-driven, focusing on several different initiatives that are core to the human service sector, with a goal of promoting shared learning and collaborative action. The National Assembly is focused on driving change in the human service sector, while also providing members with a robust set of programs, resources, and tools to strengthen organizations and to support experts on staff.

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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Financial Stability

Financial stability is a key component of well-being, and nonprofit employers are uniquely positioned to provide the resources and guidance their employees need to reach their full potential.

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Two-Generation

The Two-Generation (Two-Gen) approach builds well-being by working with families to support early childhood education, elementary education, economic stability, and family engagement.

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The Two-Generation Approach...
Building Family Well-Being with State-Level Two-Generation Frameworks The National Human...
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Breaking the Cycle...
Recent economic downturns tremendously impacted communities and families in the...
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Two-Gen Outcomes Bank...
Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s 2Gen (Two-Gen) Outcomes Bank is...
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Interested in Advocacy?

Are you a public policy professional in or around the DC area? Learn more about the National Assembly's public policy efforts, the Washington Policy Council, and getting involved in advocacy for the human service sector.

Peer Learning

Are you a staff member of an organization that is a member of the National Assembly? If so, check out our Peer Learning Councils.