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So What About “Juneteenth”?

June 18, 2021

“What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence? Are the great principles of political freedom and of natural justice, embodied in that Declaration of Independence, extended to us?” – Fredrick Douglass Reflections from the Executive Director This is an excerpt from Frederick Douglass’ speech, “What to the Slave is the […]

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Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe At Home and Out of Youth Prisons

June 16, 2021

The National Assembly is proud to re-release its 2017 report advocating for a shift in the nation’s approach to supporting young people in conflict with the law by growing community capacity and resources. “Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons,” is a publication of the National Collaboration for Youth, […]

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Victor Valentine Named New Executive Director to Lead Expanded Strategic Direction and Prioritize Equity

April 20, 2021

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Human Services Assembly (National Assembly) has selected Victor Valentine as executive director. He will oversee the expansion of National Assembly’s strategic direction enhancing the sector’s positive impact on American communities. As a result of Mr. Valentine’s 20 years of experience in the areas of board and executive leadership development, […]

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Juvenile Justice is Key to Racial Equity

March 17, 2021

Read the latest from the National Assembly in “Diverting Youth From Justice Systems Is Key to Racial Equity,” an article published in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange and co-authored by National Assembly Board Members Jeff Fleischer (Youth Advocate Programs) and Adolph Falcón (Alliance for Hispanic Health). The article cites a recent Annie E. Casey Foundation […]

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NHSA Membership Offers Support for Xavier Becerra Confirmation

February 24, 2021

This week, NHSA sent two letters, backed by NHSA member support, to Congress in support of the confirmation of Xavier Becerra as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. The letters were addressed to the Senate Committee on Finance and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions. The National Human Services Assembly (NHSA) […]

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