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Hammer Home the Building Well-Being Narrative with the Construction Metaphor

March 21, 2019

The explanatory construction metaphor is integral to a well-framed Building Well-Being Narrative because it provides the public with a more complete and productive picture of what human services are and how they work by relating them to something that is more easily and intuitively understood. This prevents the public from defaulting to inaccurate cultural models […]

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Support for the Dream and Promise Act of 2019

March 12, 2019

The Human Service Sector Backs the New Immigration Policy that Supports Well-Being FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C., March 12, 2019 – Today, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) introduced the Dream and Promise Act of 2019, a bill that provides a pathway to citizenship for young immigrants, and would help immigrant families and communities reach their full […]

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Reframed Digital Campaign a Big Success for Illinois Partners

March 7, 2019

Our long-time National Reframing Initiative partner, Illinois Partners for Human Service, recently launched “Our Shared Human Story” (OSHS), a digital marketing campaign aimed at promoting the value of human services as well as raising awareness of Illinois Partners, a statewide coalition of over 800 human service organizations. Illinois Partners worked diligently to integrate the FrameWorks […]

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Context and Narrative Change – Message From the CEO

February 28, 2019

For the past two days, I have been at the Aspen Forum on Children and Families, hosted by Ascend at the Aspen Institute. Along with over 200 leaders from nonprofits, academia, government, and foundations, we learned and shared about the most pressing challenges facing our nation’s children and families. We heard about social determinants of […]

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National Assembly Circulates Legislative Priorities to Members of Congress

February 27, 2019

Last Tuesday, the National Assembly distributed a summary of our legislative priorities to the Chiefs of Staff for all 535 Members of the 116th Congress. We hope you will join us in the coming months to leverage our sector’s collective expertise to advance policies that support human services, build well-being, and promote thriving communities. We […]

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