National Human Services Assembly

Snohomish County, Washington Reframes Its Homelessness Challenge

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Snohomish County, Washington Reframes Its Homelessness Challenge

We were delighted to find in our inboxes an email from the Snohomish County Human Services Department (SCHSD) sharing an excellently-framed op-ed, “Commentary: Joint efforts building solutions to homelessness” in the September 30, 2018 edition of the HeraldNet of Everett, Washington. The op-ed was authored by the Community Services Advisory Council (CSAC), an advisory board […]

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Reframing Partner HealthStart Shows Us How It’s Done

It’s the time of year to catalogue annual communications, development and policy accomplishments! To guide you going forward in embedding the Building Well-Being Narrative into messaging—with the goal of achieving even more successes in 2019—in this newsletter issue, we offer a practical example with HealthStart Foundation—one of the National Reframing Initiative’s local partners in Austin. […]

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FrameWorks Institute’s Sweetland Provides Advocacy Reframing Insights

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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Initiative Partner Leverages Reframing into Policy Wins

Human Services Council (HSC), a National Reframing Initiative partner and early adopter, this year successfully reframed the signature campaign it co-leads to Strong Nonprofits for a Better New York. That change, accompanied by reframed messaging targeting media and policy influencers, yielded big results in the state’s fiscal year 2019 budget for human services. Strong Nonprofits […]

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Back to Basics for Congressional District Visits and Candidate Forums

In advance of the November 6, 2018 mid-term election when Americans will vote to fill federal, state, and local offices, human service organizations will have opportunities to meet with Members of Congress during their district visits and attend candidate forums. The House of Representatives recesses for a district work period from October 12 until November […]

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