National Human Services Assembly
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NHSA Membership Offers Support for Xavier Becerra Confirmation

February 24, 2021

This week, NHSA sent two letters, backed by NHSA member support, to Congress in support of the confirmation of Xavier Becerra as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. The letters were addressed to the Senate Committee on Finance and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions. The National Human Services Assembly (NHSA) […]

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Recommendations to Biden Administration on Achieving Equity

January 26, 2021

By Jeff Fleischer, NHSA Board Chair and Adolph Falcón, EVP, National Alliance for Hispanic Health Before, during, and after the pandemic–whenever that time arrives–the nonprofit human service sector has been and will be the bedrock of communities across the country. We showed up in every way a human has needs. We provided shelter and housing, […]

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2020 Census Update

August 10, 2020

By Zachary Tashman The U.S. Census Bureau announced in April that it was extending the deadline to complete the 2020 count to October 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With Census field staff preparing to knock on doors starting this week, the Trump Administration has abruptly changed course and ordered the deadline to be moved […]

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Social Security and Medicare Action Alert

July 28, 2020

Republican Senators are attempting to attach legislation to the next COVID-19 relief package that would pave the way for Social Security and Medicare to be gutted behind closed doors. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) indicated on July 23 that Republican’s forthcoming COVID-19 relief package would include the Time to Rescue United States’ Trusts Act. […]

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Extending and Improving the CARES Act

July 28, 2020

Over the past five months, the National Human Services Assembly has been tracking the legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic, through our policy newsletters and PolicySource. With the August Congressional recess just around the corner, followed by a stretch of campaigning before the November election, the next two weeks are likely the last chance in […]

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