National Human Services Assembly

Reframing Examples from the Field: Advocacy Communications

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Reframing Examples from the Field: Advocacy Communications

Policymakers play a critical role in positioning communities to build and maintain the well-being of their residents at every stage of life. Among other impacts, policy decisions determine the types and quality of services available, which communities and populations have access to those services, and whether or not services are adequately resourced and appropriately staffed. […]

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National Partner Reframes its Advocacy Communications

This week, we’re highlighting the work of one of our National Reframing Initiative partners, the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. The Alliance’s leadership and commitment to reframing human services over the past 18 months has helped to build a movement of national and local leaders across the country. The organization worked with NHSA to […]

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Health Care Bill Disrupts Collective Well-Being

On May 4, the House passed a health care bill that would, among other things, cut Medicaid by $880 billion and remove important protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Advocates across the country are working hard to convince their Senators to reject the House bill and to urge Representatives who voted for the bill to […]

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Moving From Politics to Policy

At the state and national level, some policymakers are attempting to withhold public funding from localities (commonly called “Sanctuary Cities”) that choose to set their own law enforcement priorities regarding undocumented immigrants. In Texas, for example, the state legislature is currently working to reconcile the differences between its Senate and House-passed legislation to withhold all […]

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We’re All In This Together

In the March 9 newsletter, we talked about how right now the public is primed to understand issues and process information through the “separate fates” cultural model, the belief that what happens to an individual only affects that individual and their immediate circle. This perspective masks the collective benefits of human services, making it harder […]

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