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Communications in a Time of Crisis

March 19, 2020

Human service organizations across the country are playing a uniquely challenging role as part of the nation’s response to COVID-19, delivering essential services during a constantly evolving public health crisis while planning for the long-term needs that communities will face in the recovery phase. Recognizing that the pandemic will place a strain on an already […]

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public-policy news

SPECIAL REQUEST: Your Help Needed with Voting Today at 2 PM EDT

March 18, 2020

Starting at 2:00 PM EDT today, the Senate will be voting on two amendments on the House-passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which would dramatically alter the paid family leave provisions in the legislation. The first amendment, introduced by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) & Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), would close the paid family and medical leave […]

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Doing What Works in the Human Services Sector: A case study on effectively reducing youth violence and addressing trauma – Sector Leadership Spot

March 12, 2020

By Jeff Fleischer, Youth Advocate Programs The National Human Service Assembly is a membership organization whose members reach almost every community in the nation through human services that address issues related to pre-school, after school, youth justice, child welfare, disabilities, senior citizens, poverty, education and disaster relief to name a few. At the National Assembly […]

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Including Nonprofits in a COVID-19 Relief and Economic Stimulus Package

March 11, 2020

This week, the National Assembly signed on to a very important community letter and effort led by the National Council of Nonprofits to include nonprofits in the COVID-19 relief package. The letter makes a case for the nonprofit sector as the third largest workforce comprised of entities of all sizes, including thousands of small businesses, […]

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Public Comments on OMB Proposed Revisions to Government Grants

March 10, 2020

This week, the National Assembly, in partnership with the National Council of Nonprofits, submitted initial comments to the Office of Management and Budget regarding the proposed revisions to government grants, specifically on the subject of indirect cost reimbursements, which are a crucial funding component to nonprofits. This came on the same day as a special […]

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