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Guidance for Public Charge Comment Submissions

November 8, 2018

If you’ve been following immigration policy as of late, you know that the administration released its proposed public charge rule last month, and it is now open for public comment. The rule proposes a change to the definition of who the government defines as “likely to become a public charge.” Currently, a public charge is […]

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FrameWorks Institute’s Sweetland Provides Advocacy Reframing Insights

November 1, 2018

As noted in the last newsletter, the National Human Services Assembly’s second What the Hill podcast on October 9, 2018, featured sociolinguist Julie Sweetland, Vice President for Strategy and Innovation at the FrameWorks Institute. Sweetland joined the National Assembly’s public policy team, Marie Camino and Brandon Toth, to offer guidance on how human service advocates […]

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Washington Policy Council: 2020 Census

October 26, 2018

Listen to a complete recording of the most recent Washington Policy Council: Undercounting of Young Children Deborah Stein, Network Director for the Partnership for America’s Children, joined the Washington Policy Council on Tuesday to discuss the importance of ensuring all children are counted during the upcoming 2020 Census. Undercounting young children in the census has […]

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Communicating Your Organization’s Value

October 25, 2018

National Human Services Assembly’s Director of the National Reframing Initiative, Bridget Gavaghan, was invited to write a guest blog post for Give Lively about the initiative, titled “Communicating Your Organization’s Value in 3 Easy Steps.” Give Lively, recently featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, is an organization dedicated to building better fundraising technology and giving […]

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The Foundation of Well-Being: New Report Shows Why Philanthropy Cannot Replace Government

October 25, 2018

Illinois Partners for Human Service, a long-time partner of National Human Services Assembly on our National Reframing Initiative, released a new report on the roles of philanthropy and government support in human services, particularly the essential part government plays on a large scale in building community well-being and helping individuals and families thrive. “Government is […]

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