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What’s in a Name? – Message From the CEO

November 7, 2019

Many of us can recall the childhood playground rejoinder: “Sticks and stones may hurt my bones, but names will never hurt me.” Perhaps not always successful in devastating your adversary, but, at least, it mostly worked to end a verbal sparring match. And, most importantly, this phrase served as a reminder that our names are […]

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Collective Responsibility – Message From the CEO

October 24, 2019

As an organization, the National Human Services Assembly is comprised of many and varied national nonprofit networks. Our members collectively touch almost every community in the United States, and almost every household in those communities. From that experience, one thing that we have learned is that there are many differences among the people we serve. […]

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Post-Labor Day Blues – Message From the CEO

September 12, 2019

In many parts of the country, and in my neighborhood, the school year began last week. Roads and sidewalks got a little more crowded and the early morning quiet was definitely history. I can (barely) remember my feelings as a child at this time of year – a mixture of trepidation and excitement. Not happy […]

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Lee Sherman to Retire in November

September 5, 2019

An Announcement From the Board of Directors On behalf of the National Human Services Assembly Board of Directors, I am writing to share that President & CEO Lee I. Sherman has announced his retirement from the National Assembly effective November 30, 2019. As we say farewell, we want to express our gratitude to Lee for […]

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Read – Pause – Think – React – Message From the CEO

August 29, 2019

A while back, I participated on a panel of “seasoned” nonprofit executives presenting to a group of young professionals in a leadership development program. Eager for “expert” advice, during the Q & A, one of the emerging leaders asked the panelists: “What advice would you give us about managing communications and relationships in the workplace?” […]

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