Member Highlights in AprilApril 13, 2023
Below are the main NHSA organizational member and board member highlights from our April 13, 2023 issue of the NHSA Exchange.
40,000 Veterans Served
Combined Arms is celebrating a milestone in serving over 40,000 veterans in the three years since the launch of the Texas Veterans Network (TVN) powered by Combined Arms.
Supporting Black Women-Led Nonprofits
Center for Nonprofit Advancement was featured in ARFO American Newspapers discussing their new funding initiative aimed at supporting Black woman-led nonprofits in the DC-area, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase.
Quinteros-Grady Receives Multiple Honors
NHSA Board Member Lupi Quinteros-Grady (pictured right), President & CEO of Latin American Youth Center, received the Non-Profit Leadership Legacy Award at the 38th Annual Prince George’s County Women’s History Month Luncheon, hosted by County Executive Angela Alsobrooks last month. The Legacy Awards were created to honor individuals who use their resources, influence, monetary support and time to uplift others in the county. She was also recognized as a distinguished woman leader at the annual Washington Women of Excellence Awards, hosted by District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser. Honorees for those awards were nominated by members of the DC Commission for Women, MOWPI and Mayor Bowser’s senior staff.
Insight Into Juvenile Justice in America
NHSA Board Member Jeff Fleischer, the retired CEO of Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) and founder of Neighborhood Safety Advocates, recently appeared on The Imprint weekly podcast (interview starts at 19:15) to discuss his work in juvenile justice and why he thinks America hasn’t developed more programs to serve youth who have committed serious crimes in the community.
Advocating for Frontline Workers
Former NHSA Board Chair Jatrice Martel Gaiter recently penned an op-ed for The Washington Post titled “Front-line workers have nothing left to give,” advocating for the need for more extensive policies that strengthen the human service sector and focus on nonprofit frontline worker well-being. She remains an active advocate for the sector, as well as serving as Executive Vice President at Volunteers of America and Vice Chair of Generations United.