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The Chronicle: Lee Sherman on the Administration’s Proposal to Reorganize the Federal Government

August 16, 2018

Yesterday, an opinion piece authored by CEO Lee Sherman was published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, presenting a strong argument against parts of the Administration’s proposal to reorganize the government that would have a significant impact on the human service sector. Here is a short excerpt from the article: “Human services affect all of us […]

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National Assembly Comments on Census Citizenship Question

August 7, 2018

The National Assembly submitted comments to the Census Bureau today opposing the inclusion of the untested and unnecessary citizenship question on the 2020 Census. We also urged the Bureau to expand its community outreach efforts, and to investigate thoroughly and implement the best methods for obtaining census responses from hard to count populations and immigrant families […]

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2020 Census Public Comment Deadline: August 7

August 2, 2018

The National Assembly has opposed the addition of an untested citizenship question to the 2020 census since it was announced. In April, we partnered with the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure a fair and accurate count, which safeguards equitable representation and the appropriate allocation of federal funds for over 300 financial assistance programs that help […]

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National Assembly Comments on HHS Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Prevention Services

July 24, 2018

On Friday, July 20, the National Assembly submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) about the development of a clearinghouse of evidence-based practices in accordance with the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) of 2018. The clearinghouse will identify “promising,” “supported,” and “well-supported” practices for mental health and substance abuse […]

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What the Hill–SE1:EP1 “Pilot”

July 23, 2018

Marie Camino and Brandon Toth are joined by the National Reframing Human Services Initiative’s Malore Dusenbery to discuss the Administration’s “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century” proposal to reorganize the executive branch of the federal government.

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