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Communication Tip #1: Match the Solution to the Problem

May 26, 2016

In the last newsletter, we briefly identified communication tips from FrameWorks Institute that can help the human service sector make the most of the new narrative. Now we are taking a closer look at some of those tips and traps. Focus on Solutions: A primary goal of the sector’s communication efforts is to drive public […]

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Financial Stability First (FS1) Discussion Brief

May 6, 2016

The National Human Services Assembly is pleased to share a discussion brief on Financial Stability First (FS1), an initiative generously funded by MetLife Foundation. The National Assembly conducted a pilot project in three human service agencies—one Catholic Charities and two Goodwill, Inc. sites—to determine whether financial navigators in the workplace could be deployed to assist […]

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Avoid These Communication Traps

April 29, 2016

Since unveiling the Building Well-Being Narrative in November of last year, the Reframing Network Newsletter has been devoted to unpacking each of the narrative elements of the frame: The Value of Human Potential; Construction Explanatory Metaphors; and Life Cycle Explanatory Examples. As Nat Kendall-Taylor, CEO of FrameWorks Institute, demonstrates in his recent APHSA blog post […]

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Maximum Impact: The Power of the Collective Parts

April 14, 2016

After spending the last several newsletters breaking down each narrative element of the new frame for human services, now is a good time to pull it together in the complete Building Well-Being Narrative. FrameWorks Institute’s research demonstrates that it is the use of the entire Building Well-Being Narrative that has the biggest impact on increasing […]

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National Human Services Assembly Names Lee Sherman New President and CEO

April 5, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016—The National Human Services Assembly (NHSA), a Washington, D.C.-based organization composed of nearly 80 national nonprofits, has selected sector veteran Lee Sherman as president and CEO of both NHSA and National Assembly Business Services, Inc. (NABS). “Lee’s personal commitment to the human services sector, and his professional and volunteer […]

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