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Media Attention Needed, Smart Framing Required

August 6, 2020

As a recent article, “Providing a Pandemic Safety Net, Nonprofits Need Their Own,” in The New York Times illustrates, the media are beginning to recognize and highlight the negative economic impact COVID-19 and the recession are having on the revenues of nonprofit organizations across the country. The July 24, 2020 article by Nicholas Kulish describes […]

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Social Security and Medicare Action Alert

July 28, 2020

Republican Senators are attempting to attach legislation to the next COVID-19 relief package that would pave the way for Social Security and Medicare to be gutted behind closed doors. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) indicated on July 23 that Republican’s forthcoming COVID-19 relief package would include the Time to Rescue United States’ Trusts Act. […]

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Extending and Improving the CARES Act

July 28, 2020

Over the past five months, the National Human Services Assembly has been tracking the legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic, through our policy newsletters and PolicySource. With the August Congressional recess just around the corner, followed by a stretch of campaigning before the November election, the next two weeks are likely the last chance in […]

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Initiatives newsletter

Leading with Equity – Sector Leadership Spot

July 27, 2020

By Adolph P. Falcón, National Alliance for Hispanic Health Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Carlos Ingram-Lopez. Killed by police and Floyd and Ingram-Lopez, in their last minutes of life calling out to breathe and then Floyd for his mother and Ingram-Lopez… “Nana, ayúdame.” While media has focused on the fury that followed, I’ve heard something else. […]

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Communicating with Communities Affected by Toxic Stress

July 23, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, communities across the country are experiencing the traumatic effects of the resulting job losses, financial and housing insecurity, missed educational opportunities, social isolation, and grief. At the same time, recent manifestations of institutional and systemic racism, including police violence towards Black people and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities […]

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