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National Assembly Urges Broader Community of Influencers to Adopt Reframing

September 20, 2018

“A Call to Action for Human Service Advocates: If You Want a Different Result, Tell a Different Story,” by Lee Sherman, President and CEO of the National Human Services Assembly, and Bridget Gavaghan, Director of the National Reframing Initiative, in the September 3, 2018 Philanthropy Journal, argues for broad-based adoption of reframing. Human services build […]

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From Forgiveness to Action – Message From the CEO

September 13, 2018

This is a message that I wrote last year, but for many reasons it seems even more appropriate this year – with so much denial around us and very little actual seeking of forgiveness. Yom Kippur this year begins on September 18). There seems to be an increasing amount of rhetoric these days in all […]

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NGO Leaders from Africa Visit National Assembly

September 12, 2018

This week, National Human Services Assembly was proud to welcome NGO leaders from 21 African nations into our Washington, D.C. office. The visit was organized by the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and World Learning, focusing on NGOs and civic activism. The guests spent a few hours with CEO Lee Sherman and other […]

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Proposed Rule Threatens Protections for Detained Children

September 11, 2018

By Marie Camino The issue of family separation seems to have died down in the media as of late. However, the Administration has not slowed in their efforts to detain people at the border, and is doubling down on a proposed solution to family separation by removing restrictions in place to protect detained minors. Last […]

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Federal Proposal Mirrors Misperceptions of Human Services

September 6, 2018

“Lawmakers, Ask Human-Service Experts About New Approaches on Federal Programs,” an opinion column by National Human Services Assembly CEO Lee Sherman in the August 15, 2018 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, explains how parts of the Administration’s June proposal, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century,” reflect, and would reinforce, public misperceptions of human […]

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