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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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A Still Strong Voice

September 27, 2018

I thought I knew the story. Since I was a child, I had heard it, read it, seen it on film. But, there is nothing as powerful as place. As being there. A guide who showed us the city said that a nickname for Amsterdam is “Mokum,” from the Hebrew “Makom,” which means place. How […]

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From Forgiveness to Action – Message From the CEO

September 13, 2018

This is a message that I wrote last year, but for many reasons it seems even more appropriate this year – with so much denial around us and very little actual seeking of forgiveness. Yom Kippur this year begins on September 18). There seems to be an increasing amount of rhetoric these days in all […]

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Opposing Radical Evil – Message From the CEO

August 30, 2018

Last week, I had the opportunity to see a preview screening of Operation Finale, a film depicting the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960. A number of Holocaust survivors were in the audience with me. Most of the audience were of an age to have vivid memories of the capture […]

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