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Shining a Light on the Solutions

February 9, 2017

Just after the election, the New York Times published an op-ed that has important guidance for the human service sector as we seek to engage the public’s support to address key societal challenges. “When Reportage Turns to Cynicism,” authored by David Bornstein and Tina Rosenberg of the Solutions Journalism Network, analyzes the impact of a […]

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Initiatives resource

Boys and Men of Color Thought Leadership Convening: Report & Call to Action

January 31, 2017

Convening Objectives On December 7, 2016, thirty-two leaders from a range of human service organizations convened to reflect on the sector’s existing and emerging role in increasing well-being of boys and men of color in the United States. Participants included direct service providers, research and advocacy groups, national membership organizations, and philanthropic foundations. The group […]

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Get Ready: Reframing Resources for a Range of Topics

January 26, 2017

The goal of the National Reframing Initiative is to build public understanding and support for the broader human service sector. We know through the FrameWorks Institute’s extensive research that the Building Well-Being Narrative achieves this by helping people see the societal benefits of the sector’s collective work across the lifespan, from advocacy and research, to […]

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Reflecting on Our First Year of Reframing

January 12, 2017

Happy New Year to the National Reframing Human Services Network! As our sector looks to the year ahead of us, we know how important it will be to effectively engage the public as vocal advocates for human services. Fortunately, we spent 2016 preparing for this moment. We thought we would share some key highlights from […]

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Collaboration resource

Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe At Home and Out of Youth Prisons

December 14, 2016

“Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons,” is a publication of the National Collaboration for Youth, produced with significant input and work from National Assembly and NCY member, Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.  The report should serve as a handbook for juvenile justice administrators, legislators, judges, the non-profit community and […]

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