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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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Are Your Numbers Telling the Right Story?

August 9, 2018

Facts matter and data has become ubiquitous in editorials, brochures, social media posts, websites, and other products. We in the human service sector tend to use numbers as advocacy tools, to portray the needs of our constituencies and communities, and to share the scope of our programs. Unfortunately, these common uses of data often fail […]

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Building Reframing Into Organizational Culture

July 26, 2018

True reframing integration means weaving the approach into the fabric of your organization, making it automatic and easier to adopt for staff now and in the future. Beyond simply reframing specific content, sustainability is achieved when reframing is established as the lens through which to make communications, development, and policy decisions across the organization. One […]

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Administration’s Reorganization Proposal Brings Framing to the Forefront

July 12, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a proposal, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century,” to reorganize the executive branch of the federal government. At a time when our sector is trying to bridge the gaps in the public’s understanding of what human services are, why people need support, […]

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Unlocking the Transformative Potential of the Sector

June 28, 2018

On Wednesday, June 13, the National Human Services Assembly held its 2018 Annual Convening, entitled Essential Conversations on Human Services. One such conversation that took place during the stimulating breakout sessions was Reframing Human Services and Improving the Health of the Sector, featuring Bridget Gavaghan, National Reframing Initiative Director, National Human Services Assembly; Susan Dreyfus, […]

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