National Human Services Assembly
Reframing newsletter

The Alliance Shares its Reframing Expertise

May 17, 2018

Continuing our series featuring leaders in the human service field, we spoke with Marlo Nash, Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Mobilization, Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (Alliance), who is spearheading its Building Well-Being Narrative. The Alliance’s leadership and commitment to reframing human services over the past two years has included working with […]

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New Series Highlights Reframing Partners

May 3, 2018

We’re beginning a new series featuring leaders in the human service field who are pioneers implementing the Building Well-Being Narrative in their communities. New York City Reframes This week, we talked to Allison Sesso, Executive Director, New York’s Human Services Council (HSC)—The voice of the human services community. HSC has been an early adopter and […]

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Building a Convincing Case for Reframing

April 19, 2018

In order to round out our orientation on how to practically apply the Building Well-Being Narrative to your organization and its communications, in this newsletter issue we’ll cover strategies for Building Organizational and Stakeholder Support among leadership (e.g., CEO and Board) and partners. For newsletters on the other introductory topics, see Getting Started, Taking Practical […]

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Reframing in the Real World

April 5, 2018

To help organizations apply the Building Well-Being Narrative, we’ve reviewed some techniques for Getting Started reframing fundamental external communications, Taking Practical Steps to Sustainable Implementation, and Leveraging Coalitions’ Influence to institutionalize reframing organization- and community-wide. With Spring and new beginnings upon us, we thought it was an apt time to revisit the third topic (of […]

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From “Safety Net” to “Building Blocks”

March 29, 2018

Earlier this week, Governing published an article that focused on the work NHSA is doing with the National Reframing Human Services Initiative.  “Is It Time to Stop Saying ‘the Safety Net’?” features the work of and quotes from NHSA’s Bridget Gavaghan, Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, and American Public Human Services Association. The article explains the reasoning behind each organization’s […]

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