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The Fight for Racial Equity During COVID-19 and Beyond

July 13, 2020

By Zachary Tashman Over the past few weeks, the National Assembly has responded to the public outcry over the killing of George Floyd and the disproportionate use of police violence towards African Americans more generally. The National Assembly and our members are committed to working with policymakers and community leaders to root out institutional racism […]

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Rethinking Public Safety

July 9, 2020

Increased attention on police violence towards Black people in our country, spurred most recently by the killing of George Floyd, has sparked an extremely important national debate about how to dismantle the structures of racism within our justice system and other institutions. As part of this conversation, a movement to defund police departments and instead […]

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A Timely Report: National Human Services Assembly’s Roadmap for Reforming Youth Justice

July 2, 2020

By Jeff Fleischer, CEO of Youth Advocate Programs and National Human Services Assembly Board Chair The National Human Services Assembly (NHSA), in light of the George Floyd killing and the Covid 19 pandemic, is re-releasing our 2017 publication Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons, a roadmap for reform […]

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From Personal to Professional: Taking on the Challenges of Our Society – Sector Leadership Spot

June 29, 2020

By Lupi Quinteros-Grady, President & CEO of Latin American Youth Center I migrated from El Salvador in the 1980’s and quickly started to learn about the racial divide among blacks and whites that existed in America. I was in high school when Rodney King was violently beaten by LAPD police due to a speeding violation […]

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Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain

June 29, 2020

By Zachary Tashman As nonprofit organizations, particularly in the human service sector, continue to operate on the front lines to combat the dire health and economic effects of COVID-19, they are coming under increasing financial strain. One of the main areas of budgetary pressure for nonprofits is the way Unemployment Insurance (UI) is administered. Unlike […]

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