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Leveraging Coalitions and Shared Narratives for Grassroots Advocacy Success

June 14, 2019

The National Human Services Assembly held its 2019 Annual Convening, Essential Conversations on Human Services, on Tuesday, June 11. Of the stimulating discussions, Brandon Toth, the National Assembly’s Director of Public Policy, moderated the panel, “How Human Service Organizations Can Strategically Marshal Grassroots Advocacy Campaigns.” He was joined by: Khalilah Harris, Managing Director for K-12 […]

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Family Services of Winston-Salem, NC: Reframing Success Builds on Success

May 30, 2019

We’re excited to share another reframing example from the field, this time from the Southeast. Family Services in Winston-Salem, NC, an Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (Alliance) member founded in 1905, serves Forsyth County. Through partnerships with community agencies, Family Services provides child development and domestic and family violence services, among others. Its vision […]

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Connect – Message From the CEO

May 23, 2019

Four years ago, Mohammed AL Samawi was hoping to survive. One more hour, one more day, for a future. He was caught up in the war that was breaking out in his native Yemen. It is a war of competing interests, internal to Yemen and controlled by global powers that operate at a level divorced […]

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Long-Time Reframer Sees it as Natural Progression

May 16, 2019

We’re always excited to share some great reframing in action. In this issue, we check back in with our friends at Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana (VOA), who started reframing after attending a National Reframing Initiative workshop at the Volunteers of America National Conference in 2016. Most recently, the organization incorporated the Building Well-Being […]

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Member Highlight: YWCA No Hate, No Fear: Ensuring Safety and Opportunity for Immigrant Women.

May 9, 2019

In April, YWCA celebrated its 13th annual Stand Against Racism, an action campaign that “highlights the injustices faced by immigrant communities,” on Capitol Hill by hosting a policy briefing. Panelists ranged from former members of the Obama administration to local attorneys, and shared valuable insights and everyday stories that solidified the need for a comprehensive […]

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