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Dream Forward – Message From the CEO

January 18, 2018

Like many people of my generation, I grew up in a mostly racially segregated society. Despite my public school years being a decade and more after “Brown v. Board of Education,” I attended 100% or nearly 100% white schools. I watched black children who lived within a mile of my house get on buses to […]

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SAMHSA Freezes Clearinghouse for Evidence-Based Programs

January 18, 2018

The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), in its current form since 2006, is a clearinghouse of evidence-based substance abuse and mental health treatment and prevention programs administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). In late December, SAMHSA abruptly terminated the contract with the organization responsible for reviewing submissions […]

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Medicaid Work Requirements Will Undermine Well-Being

January 18, 2018

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 […]

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Resolve to Reframe

January 11, 2018

Happy New Year, Reframing Network! Last year, we saw tremendous progress in the number of organizations learning about and implementing the FrameWorks Institute’s human service reframing recommendations. As you consider your goals and strategies for 2018, we hope that each of you will recommit to reframing your communications. From the ways in which we describe […]

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Words Do Matter – Message From the CEO

January 4, 2018

The past year has been challenging for the human service sector, culminating in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law by the President on December 22. The new tax provisions promise to significantly alter the way nonprofits raise the funds they require to serve their constituencies and continue to strengthen our communities and, […]

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