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Repeal of Parking Tax Opens the Door for Refunds – Sector Leadership Spot

January 17, 2020

By Cynthia Lewin, Venable LLP As a board member of PurchasingPoint®, the National Assembly’s discount group purchasing program, I know how every dollar counts at most nonprofits. For that reason, I’m delighted to share that nonprofits received a lovely gift right before Christmas with the repeal of the notorious nonprofit parking and public transit tax […]

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Reflecting on 2019

December 19, 2019

From all of the team at the National Human Services Assembly, we wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season! 2019 has been an exciting year with the launch of our FREE federal legislation advocacy tool PolicySource, the advancement of our National Reframing Human Services Initiative, and another $20.6 million nonprofit members saved through PurchasingPoint. […]

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Transitions – Message From the CEO

December 5, 2019

As you know, Lee Sherman announced his retirement from NHSA in September. The Board of Directors has taken the thoughtful and progressive decision to take time during this leadership transition to consider the future of the National Assembly. By hiring an Interim CEO, the board will benefit from the information gathered during an in-depth assessment […]

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Family Inspiration – Message From the CEO

November 21, 2019

As Ukraine has dominated the news over the past month, I have had an opportunity to think about my family’s history and our connection with Ukraine. My maternal grandmother’s family came from a village outside of Kyiv and at a time of oppression of Jews in the late 19th century, managed to find their way […]

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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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