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Board and National Assembly Members Make the NPT Power & Influence Top 50

August 16, 2018

Congratulations to two National Assembly board members, Susan Dreyfus (Alliance for Strong Families and Communities) and Melanie Herman (Nonprofit Risk Management Center), for being named in the Nonprofit Times Power and Influence Top 50. Several other NHSA members also made the list: Jeffrey Bradach (Bridespan Group), Tim Delaney (National Council of Nonprofits), James Firman (National […]

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The Fourth in 2018 – Message From the CEO

July 6, 2018

Most of us have fond memories of Fourth of July celebrations over the years. Gatherings with family and friends. Backyard cookouts. Neighborhood parties. Parades. And, spectacular fireworks displays. America’s birthday is a time to feel proud of our country and the values for which it stands. Our commitment to freedom, and to liberty and justice […]

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The Making of a Dream – Message From the CEO

June 1, 2018

I can’t imagine what it must be like. To wake up each day fearing arrest and deportation. Not being able to plan for the coming weeks, months, any point in the future. Knowing that you are an American, even a patriot, and having no path to citizenship or comfort that this country that you know […]

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Envisioning a Race Equity Culture – Message From the CEO

April 26, 2018

In my lifetime, the discussion of race has been a constant part of our national conversation. From the consciousness raising work of the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement, to the landmark civil rights legislation of the 1960’s, to the desegregation of public institutions, to our first black president, it may seem to some that […]

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Creating Inclusive Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

April 16, 2018

Every day, Americans with and without disabilities spend their time and energy making a difference in the lives of people in their community.  In 2015, about 62.6 million people volunteered in their communities. People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) serve their communities in many ways. However, sometimes, people with I/DD do not have as many opportunities to […]

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