National Human Services Assembly
general newsletter

Board and National Assembly Members Make the NPT Power & Influence Top 50

August 16, 2018

Congratulations to two National Assembly board members, Susan Dreyfus (Alliance for Strong Families and Communities) and Melanie Herman (Nonprofit Risk Management Center), for being named in the Nonprofit Times Power and Influence Top 50. Several other NHSA members also made the list: Jeffrey Bradach (Bridespan Group), Tim Delaney (National Council of Nonprofits), James Firman (National […]

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Reframing newsletter

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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public-policy newsletter

2020 Census Public Comment Deadline: August 7

August 2, 2018

The National Assembly has opposed the addition of an untested citizenship question to the 2020 census since it was announced. In April, we partnered with the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure a fair and accurate count, which safeguards equitable representation and the appropriate allocation of federal funds for over 300 financial assistance programs that help […]

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Reframing newsletter

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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Reframing newsletter

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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