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Word of the Year – Message From the CEO

January 3, 2019

Each year, Merriam-Webster chooses a “word of the year.” The decision is based on a sampling of “lookups” on the company’s website which are driven by usage in media and public discourse over the previous 12 months. For 2018, the “word of the year” was “justice.” A number of events spurred public interest in justice, […]

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Our Year in Review

December 20, 2018

NHSA is a leading voice in the human service sector and promotes collaboration among engaged organizations to advance the collective power, knowledge, strategy, and systems that build well-being in our communities. We achieved a great deal in 2018 toward our mission, and we look forward to kicking 2019 off with even higher aspirations in our […]

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Place Matters: A Two-Generation Approach to Housing

December 13, 2018

With collectively more than 100 years of policy expertise and values-based leadership between us, Ascend at the Aspen Institute and the Housing Opportunity and Services Together initiative at the Urban Institute partnered to develop a set of recommendations on how to harness assisted housing and public-private housing partnerships for better outcomes for families. By Dr. […]

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A 2018 Reframing Wrap Up

December 13, 2018

2018 has been an exciting year for the National Reframing Initiative, and we’re gearing up to make sure 2019 is too! Here’s a recap of just some of our 2018 highlights that you and other national, state, and local human service organizations across the country made happen. Implementation Highlights The National Human Services Assembly developed […]

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Light for All – Message From the CEO

December 6, 2018

In our house, we use, at least, one Hanukkah menorah for each person present for the candle lighting. All are welcome to be part of the ceremony – they don’t need to be a family member or even Jewish. Hanukkah is a festival of freedom, resilience, and light, something anyone should be able to relate […]

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