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Bill Highlight: Justice in Policing Act

June 16, 2020

By Zachary Tashman On June 8, House and Senate Democrats introduced the Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120), a legislative package designed to improve police accountability, transparency, and training. This legislation comes on the heels of nearly three weeks of nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Though this […]

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Engaging and Motivating your Team During a Crisis – Sector Leadership Spot

June 15, 2020

By H. Art Taylor, President & CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance As President & CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance, I thought it important to stay connected to sector leaders to stay abreast of how they are managing during this highly unusual time. To do so I recently hosted a “Coffee with Colleagues” Zoom […]

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Expanded Resources for Fundraising

June 11, 2020

As readers know, the National Reframing Initiative has been developing communications resources to make the case for funding human services during the age of COVID-19. The latest in the series is a sample message for potential donors around food and nutrition support that has become a dire need. To fulfill our potential, we all need […]

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When the Basics are Best – Sector Leadership Spot

June 1, 2020

By Peg Hacskaylo, National Alliance for Safe Housing Domestic violence (DV) programs have had to respond a confluence of demands in the midst of the global pandemic, all while also working to ensure the safety and health of their staff and housing, with some programs limiting their staff to skeletal crews, conducting regular and deep […]

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The National Human Services Assembly’s Response to the Killing of George Floyd

June 1, 2020

The killing of George Floyd on May 25 by a Minneapolis police officer marks another death in the long and tragic history of police violence towards Black people. The National Assembly stands in solidarity with the family and friends of George Floyd, and calls upon the human service sector to take a leading role in […]

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