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On the Edge – Message From the CEO

January 31, 2019

The recent federal government shutdown was the lead media story throughout late December and January. Whether the focus was on the underlying policy differences, the partisanship of Congress and the administration, or the negative consequences of the absence of federal workers and the services they provide, it was clear that all Americans were affected by […]

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Initiatives resource

Woke at Work

January 30, 2019

Woke at Work is a new resource from Equity in the Center (EiC) providing “frameworks, tools and ideas you need to build a race equity culture within your workplace.” The site is an extension of the ideas presented in “Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture,” and is designed specifically to help […]

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public-policy article

Letter to Federal Leaders Raising the Sector’s Concerns Over Government Shutdown

January 24, 2019

This morning, the National Human Services Assembly sent the following letter to House and Senate Leadership, and the White House: President Trump, Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Schumer: The National Human Services Assembly, an organization comprised of many of the largest national nonprofit human service organizations, stands with the majority of the […]

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Reframing newsletter

Snohomish County, Washington Reframes Its Homelessness Challenge

January 24, 2019

We were delighted to find in our inboxes an email from the Snohomish County Human Services Department (SCHSD) sharing an excellently-framed op-ed, “Commentary: Joint efforts building solutions to homelessness” in the September 30, 2018 edition of the HeraldNet of Everett, Washington. The op-ed was authored by the Community Services Advisory Council (CSAC), an advisory board […]

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Collaboration resource

Education and Achieving Children’s Well-Being

January 17, 2019

On Tuesday, the Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development released its final report, “From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope.” The release spotlights the voices of educators, students, community leaders, and scholars who are part of the growing effort to reshape learning and change lives across America. After […]

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