National Assembly Today
Today, the National Women’s Law Centerdelivered a letter, signed by NHSA and more than35 other national organizations, to the leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees asking them to increase funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant by $2.9 billion for fiscal year 2018. This increase would provide nearly 230,000 additional low-income families with high-quality […]
Access to healthcare is a core human service that enables everyone in our communities to build and maintain emotional, physical, and financial well-being. This includes timely and reliable access to high-quality preventive care, as well as services that address differing health and wellness needs throughout life. When people are healthy, they are better equipped to […]
Human services play an essential role in building and maintaining the health and well-being that we all need in order live up to our potential and contribute to our communities in meaningful ways. Yet a report released this week by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (Alliance) and the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) identifies important structural […]
Two National Assembly members, the National Youth Employment Coalition and Youth Advocate Programs, recently published a new report, “New Funds for Work: Connecting Systems for Justice-Involved Young People.” The report stems from a convening of juvenile justice and workforce administrators from around the country and includes their recommendations for how to cultivate cross-system collaboration to better serve justice-involved youth, […]
Yesterday, Governing magazine published the article, “Tax Law Could Deliver Billion-Dollar Blow to Social Services,” which quotes NHSA CEO Lee Sherman. It also includes quotes and insight from NHSA board member David Thompson, from National Council of Nonprofits, and other sector leaders from Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (Marlo Nash), American Public Human Services Association, and Independent Sector.