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National Assembly Urges Broader Community of Influencers to Adopt Reframing

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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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Building a Convincing Case for Reframing

In order to round out our orientation on how to practically apply the Building Well-Being Narrative to your organization and its communications, in this newsletter issue we’ll cover strategies for Building Organizational and Stakeholder Support among leadership (e.g., CEO and Board) and partners. For newsletters on the other introductory topics, see Getting Started, Taking Practical […]

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From “Safety Net” to “Building Blocks”

Earlier this week, Governing published an article that focused on the work NHSA is doing with the National Reframing Human Services Initiative.  “Is It Time to Stop Saying ‘the Safety Net’?” features the work of and quotes from NHSA’s Bridget Gavaghan, Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, and American Public Human Services Association. The article explains the reasoning behind each organization’s […]

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