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TANF Legislation Reform Framework

March 24, 2022

American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) recently released Core Principles for TANF Modernization: A Legislative Framework for TANF Reform. The Legislative Framework is rooted in the values set forth in APHSA’s policy brief TANF Modernization Core Principles, which use the values of equity, inclusion, and the limitless possibilities of human potential as a guide to […]

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Keeping Families & Children Connected & Safe

February 25, 2022

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has developed two new briefs to enable child welfare leaders to support stronger families: “Key Funding Streams to Keep Families Supported, Connected and Safe,” a snapshot of key federal funding streams to support families that includes examples of how communities are leveraging them; and “Six Strategies for Keeping Families Supported, […]

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Pillars of Health Equity

February 25, 2022

“Access, Data, Power, and Resources: A Roadmap to Health Equity” is a white paper co-authored by NHSA member, Social Current, and other members of the Vaccine Equity Cooperative. It provides recommendations based on lessons learned from the collaborating organizations’ shared experiences at the local, state, and federal levels in responding to COVID-19 and in addressing […]

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Communicating About Racial Equity in Adolescence

January 28, 2022

The FrameWorks Institute and Health+ Studio released a new messaging playbook “Framing Racial Equity in Adolescence: Messaging Strategies for Social Change.” The playbook helps practitioners, advocates, policymakers, and journalists communicate more accurately and effectively about racism and equity and their impact on adolescent development. In addition, FrameWorks published a messaging supplement that distills these recommendations […]

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Race To Lead: Trading Glass Ceilings for Glass Cliffs

January 28, 2022

Building Movement Project (BMP) released another Race to Lead report, “Trading Glass Ceilings for Glass Cliffs,” focused on the experiences of nonprofit leaders of color. It provides data on the added demands on executive directors of identity-based organizations, the challenges that BIPOC leaders face when taking over from white predecessors, and other realities of being […]

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