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Begin at the Beginning: The Public’s Take on Human Services

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Begin at the Beginning: The Public’s Take on Human Services

With a new year upon us, we thought it would be useful to revisit the origins of reframing by taking a close look at the FrameWorks Institute MessageMemo, “Talking Human Services,” that is the research-based foundation for the National Reframing Initiative’s work. We frequently refer readers to “Talking Human Services,” and so in this issue […]

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Communicating Your Organization’s Value

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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National Assembly Urges Broader Community of Influencers to Adopt Reframing

“A Call to Action for Human Service Advocates: If You Want a Different Result, Tell a Different Story,” by Lee Sherman, President and CEO of the National Human Services Assembly, and Bridget Gavaghan, Director of the National Reframing Initiative, in the September 3, 2018 Philanthropy Journal, argues for broad-based adoption of reframing. Human services build […]

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A Call to Action for Human Service Advocates: If You Want a Different Result, Tell a Different Story

The Philanthropy Journal recently published a feature on the National Human Services Assembly and our National Reframing Human Services Initiative. The piece details the history of the initiative and the ongoing need for reframing, along with exploring a few of our lessons learned and some thoughts on implementation of the researched-based communications strategy. Below is […]

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Unlocking the Transformative Potential of the Sector

On Wednesday, June 13, the National Human Services Assembly held its 2018 Annual Convening, entitled Essential Conversations on Human Services. One such conversation that took place during the stimulating breakout sessions was Reframing Human Services and Improving the Health of the Sector, featuring Bridget Gavaghan, National Reframing Initiative Director, National Human Services Assembly; Susan Dreyfus, […]

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