National Human Services Assembly
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Paving the Way for NHSA’s Centennial Celebration

July 14, 2022

In 1923, executives of twelve leading national social work organizations, who began regular monthly meetings in 1920, formally organized the National Social Work Council (NSWC)—the precursor to today’s National Human Services Assembly. Those visionary leaders saw then what it still true today—human services remains one of the most critical institutions for ensuring Americans can achieve […]

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Call for Unity in the Aftermath of the Racially-Motivated Murders in Buffalo

May 19, 2022

The National Human Services Assembly is deeply saddened by the recent racially-motivated mass shooting in Buffalo, New York that killed ten people and injured three others. While we grieve with all the families and communities affected, we also send our thoughts to all the first responders, and healthcare and human service professionals who continue to […]

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Public Charge Legislation Update

April 22, 2022

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a new public charge inadmissibility standard to replace the 2019 rule that was vacated in March of 2021. The proposed rule would provide more fair treatment for noncitizens requesting admission to the US or applying for permanent residency and would shift the definition of “likely at any […]

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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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Rewarding Service: How Human Service Workers Can Access ARP Funded Premium Pay

August 12, 2021

By John Maki, Alliance for Safety and Justice Signed into law on March 11, 2021, the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan represents an unprecedented opportunity not only to respond to the public health crisis and economic impact of COVID-19, but also to invest in the programming and infrastructure that our country needs to help create […]

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