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Protecting Americans’ Right to Vote during the Coronavirus Crisis

May 4, 2020

By Zachary Tashman From the Presidential contest down to races for local offices, November’s elections will have profound consequences on the human services community. These elections will determine policy decisions as small as the construction of new parks, to decisions as large as the nomination of Supreme Court Justices. To uphold the legitimacy of our […]

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Messaging for COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Yesterday, the National Reframing Initiative hosted a webinar, Human Service Messaging During the COVID-19 Crisis. Thanks to all of the people who joined. We hope you find it helpful in crafting your communications. If you missed the webinar, you can still watch it. In it, Bridget Gavaghan, Director of the National Reframing Initiative, offered guidance […]

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Rallying for Disability Rights in the time of COVID-19?

April 27, 2020

By Peter V. Berns, The Arc It has been more than a month since the Coronavirus changed our day to day life and impacted the health and wellbeing of millions of Americans. But did you know that the current pandemic poses an even greater risk to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, common conditions like […]

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Now Is the Time to Strengthen the Ties That Bind Generations – Sector Leadership Spot

April 20, 2020

Donna Butts, Generations United “I miss the children. I hope they come back soon.” – Resident during a teacher’s strike that kept children out of classrooms co-located in an assisted living facility in Oklahoma We are all doing our part to protect each other during the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including maintaining physical distancing practices. […]

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Supporting Your Team During Times of Unprecedented Change – Sector Leadership Spot

April 13, 2020

By Monisha Kapila, ProInspire Over the past month, people across the United States have realized we are in a moment of unprecedented change as we face the Coronavirus pandemic. Human services organizations are at the frontlines of this pandemic as our country’s key institutions solely focused on making communities stronger. So how should you support […]

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