National Human Services Assembly

Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe At Home and Out of Youth Prisons

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Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe At Home and Out of Youth Prisons

The National Assembly is proud to re-release its 2017 report advocating for a shift in the nation’s approach to supporting young people in conflict with the law by growing community capacity and resources. “Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons,” is a publication of the National Collaboration for Youth, […]

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Juvenile Justice is Key to Racial Equity

Read the latest from the National Assembly in “Diverting Youth From Justice Systems Is Key to Racial Equity,” an article published in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange and co-authored by National Assembly Board Members Jeff Fleischer (Youth Advocate Programs) and Adolph Falcón (Alliance for Hispanic Health). The article cites a recent Annie E. Casey Foundation […]

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A Timely Report: National Human Services Assembly’s Roadmap for Reforming Youth Justice

By Jeff Fleischer, CEO of Youth Advocate Programs and National Human Services Assembly Board Chair The National Human Services Assembly (NHSA), in light of the George Floyd killing and the Covid 19 pandemic, is re-releasing our 2017 publication Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons, a roadmap for reform […]

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Doing What Works in the Human Services Sector: A case study on effectively reducing youth violence and addressing trauma – Sector Leadership Spot

By Jeff Fleischer, Youth Advocate Programs The National Human Service Assembly is a membership organization whose members reach almost every community in the nation through human services that address issues related to pre-school, after school, youth justice, child welfare, disabilities, senior citizens, poverty, education and disaster relief to name a few. At the National Assembly […]

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New Funds for Work: Connecting Systems for Justice-Involved Youth

Two National Assembly members, the National Youth Employment Coalition and Youth Advocate Programs, recently published a new report, “New Funds for Work:  Connecting Systems for Justice-Involved Young People.” The report stems from a convening of juvenile justice and workforce administrators from around the country and includes their recommendations for how to cultivate cross-system collaboration to better serve justice-involved youth, […]

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