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Pillars of Health Equity

February 25, 2022

“Access, Data, Power, and Resources: A Roadmap to Health Equity” is a white paper co-authored by NHSA member, Social Current, and other members of the Vaccine Equity Cooperative. It provides recommendations based on lessons learned from the collaborating organizations’ shared experiences at the local, state, and federal levels in responding to COVID-19 and in addressing […]

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Communicating About Racial Equity in Adolescence

January 28, 2022

The FrameWorks Institute and Health+ Studio released a new messaging playbook “Framing Racial Equity in Adolescence: Messaging Strategies for Social Change.” The playbook helps practitioners, advocates, policymakers, and journalists communicate more accurately and effectively about racism and equity and their impact on adolescent development. In addition, FrameWorks published a messaging supplement that distills these recommendations […]

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Race To Lead: Trading Glass Ceilings for Glass Cliffs

January 28, 2022

Building Movement Project (BMP) released another Race to Lead report, “Trading Glass Ceilings for Glass Cliffs,” focused on the experiences of nonprofit leaders of color. It provides data on the added demands on executive directors of identity-based organizations, the challenges that BIPOC leaders face when taking over from white predecessors, and other realities of being […]

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Year-End Message from the Executive Director

December 20, 2021

Season’s Greetings NHSA Members and Partners! As the end of the year approaches, I find myself thankful for my first eight months serving as the Executive Director for the National Human Services Assembly. Whether it has been collaborating with the board, staff, member representatives, partners, or supporters, I am fortunate to be in the company […]

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What About Funding? NHSA’s Convening on the State of Philanthropy

December 16, 2021

NHSA hosted “What About Funding? NHSA’s Convening on the State of Philanthropy,” a virtual panel discussion regarding the state of national philanthropy and what it means for the future of human service nonprofits. The panel featured industry experts Satonya Fair (PEAK Grantmaking), Susan Schaefer (Resource Partners LLC), and Victor Valentine (NHSA). Topics included: Developing stronger […]

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