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Lee Sherman to Retire in November

September 5, 2019

An Announcement From the Board of Directors On behalf of the National Human Services Assembly Board of Directors, I am writing to share that President & CEO Lee I. Sherman has announced his retirement from the National Assembly effective November 30, 2019. As we say farewell, we want to express our gratitude to Lee for […]

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Seattle Human Services Coalition’s Big Policy Win with Reframing

September 5, 2019

We recently received exciting news from National Reframing Initiative partner, the Seattle Human Services Coalition (SHSC), a long-time reframer. This coalition of coalitions — covering over 200 agencies and programs — led a successful advocacy initiative incorporating reframing to increase the value of city human service contracts. We talked with Julia Sterkovsky of SHSC to […]

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Read – Pause – Think – React – Message From the CEO

August 29, 2019

A while back, I participated on a panel of “seasoned” nonprofit executives presenting to a group of young professionals in a leadership development program. Eager for “expert” advice, during the Q & A, one of the emerging leaders asked the panelists: “What advice would you give us about managing communications and relationships in the workplace?” […]

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Bill Highlight: H.R. 4201

August 28, 2019

By Zachary Tashman Bill Details In August, Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX) introduced the Baby Box and Maternal Assistance Act (H.R.4201), which aims to remedy high rates of infant mortality in the United States. This legislation would create a grant program that would provide funding for newborn care training to expecting parents, the services of certified […]

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Once Again – Message From the CEO

August 15, 2019

Over the past ten years, I have written a number of messages about gun violence, particularly after mass killings. And, like many others, I have called on our elected representatives to pass legislation that will begin to curb the national epidemic of domestic terrorism that has led to so many needless deaths. After Sandy Hook. […]

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