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Light for All – Message From the CEO

December 6, 2018

In our house, we use, at least, one Hanukkah menorah for each person present for the candle lighting. All are welcome to be part of the ceremony – they don’t need to be a family member or even Jewish. Hanukkah is a festival of freedom, resilience, and light, something anyone should be able to relate […]

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Thanks Forward – Message From the CEO

November 20, 2018

Some years it is more difficult than others to be thankful. For many, this may be that year. At a time of raging wildfires, destructive storms, and unprecedented gun violence, so many in the United States have suffered and all of our lives have changed. And yet, Thanksgiving is upon us, and as we gather […]

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Enough – Message from the CEO

November 8, 2018

Two Saturdays ago, I joined my fellow congregants at our synagogue to pray, socialize, and enjoy each other’s company. It is a true community experience. At the same hour, a hate-filled man armed with an assault rifle and three handguns entered the Tree of Life synagogue building in Pittsburgh and heinously murdered eleven worshippers. I […]

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Embracing Equity – Message From the CEO

October 25, 2018

At the National Human Services Assembly, we are focused on achieving a culture of equity in our organization and throughout the human service sector. We understand that the recognition and inclusion of all individuals as an asset is a fundamental building block to being a truly excellent organization. This same recognition is necessary to ensure […]

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Hard Work for Racial Justice – Message From the CEO

October 11, 2018

This week, I attended the Equity in the Center Summit in Baltimore. In the midst of the challenging speakers and workshops, a few themes began to emerge for me. First, the work of racial justice is not easy. We in the United States have a difficult history of racial injustice which continues to permeate our […]

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