National Human Services Assembly

Public Policy

Public Policy in Human Services

The National Human Services Assembly focuses on a variety of policy and advocacy issue areas, most notably in the youth, intergenerational, disabilities, aging, and the human service sector at-large or the broader nonprofit community.

Current Issues & Initiatives

As a membership association of national human service providers, the National Assembly tracks a diverse range of public policy issues, and chooses to act on certain priorities from time-to-time.

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Washington Policy Council

The Washington Policy Council is a dynamic group of public policy leaders from the National Assembly’s member organizations that come together about policy issues relating to human services.

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PolicySource

The National Assembly is currently building a database, called PolicySource, to map comprehensively and share information related to federal public policy issues impacting the sector.

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Other Policy Priorities

The National Human Services Assembly supports a variety of other policies that are not part of our major initiatives, such as public charge, census, higher education, appropriations, and more.

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