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The Foundation of Well-Being: New Report Shows Why Philanthropy Cannot Replace Government

October 25, 2018

Illinois Partners for Human Service, a long-time partner of National Human Services Assembly on our National Reframing Initiative, released a new report on the roles of philanthropy and government support in human services, particularly the essential part government plays on a large scale in building community well-being and helping individuals and families thrive. “Government is […]

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Initiative Partner Leverages Reframing into Policy Wins

October 18, 2018

Human Services Council (HSC), a National Reframing Initiative partner and early adopter, this year successfully reframed the signature campaign it co-leads to Strong Nonprofits for a Better New York. That change, accompanied by reframed messaging targeting media and policy influencers, yielded big results in the state’s fiscal year 2019 budget for human services. Strong Nonprofits […]

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Back to Basics for Congressional District Visits and Candidate Forums

October 4, 2018

In advance of the November 6, 2018 mid-term election when Americans will vote to fill federal, state, and local offices, human service organizations will have opportunities to meet with Members of Congress during their district visits and attend candidate forums. The House of Representatives recesses for a district work period from October 12 until November […]

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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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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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