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Advancing Equity in Juvenile Justice

October 21, 2021

New Data on Youth Incarceration The Sentencing Project released a new report, “Black Disparities in Youth Incarceration,” showing the racial inequities that still exist in our juvenile justice system. Despite long-term declines in youth incarceration, the disparity at which black and white youth are held in juvenile facilities has grown. Black youth are more than […]

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The State of Two-Generation Work

October 21, 2021

“State of the Field: Two-Generation Approaches to Family Well-Being” is a new report released by Ascend at the Aspen Institute. This resource is designed for policymakers, philanthropists, practitioners, researchers, and others interested in learning what the two-generation (2Gen) approach has accomplished, why and how it has accelerated so quickly, and what different sectors can do […]

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Member Highlights – October 2021

October 21, 2021

Spivak Honored with Change Agent Award CenterLink CEO Denise Spivak was recently honored with the Change Agent Award from PowerOn. The PowerOn Awards Ceremony honors individuals and organizations within the program whose tireless work helps keep LGBTQ+ communities connected to the resources they need. CEO Transition at NAF Lisa Dughi took over as CEO of […]

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2021 Industry Insights: Nonprofit and Volunteer Perspectives

September 9, 2021

NHSA valued partner Sterling Volunteers and VolunteerMatch joined forces for a third consecutive edition of the annual “Industry Insights: Nonprofit and Volunteer Perspectives” report and a recent webinar. They examine the experiences of nonprofits and volunteers over the last year of the pandemic. Varying perspectives and evolving trends and challenges are explored, as well as […]

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2021 Annual Meeting Highlights

August 31, 2021

On Monday, August 23, we held our 2021 Annual Meeting virtually hosted by Board Chair Jeff Fleischer (CEO of Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.) and National Assembly Executive Director Victor Valentine. The well attended webinar also featured opening remarks from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra. HIGHLIGHTS The meeting had a […]

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