National Human Services Assembly

Bringing the Public into Budget Conversations

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Bringing the Public into Budget Conversations

This time of year finds the human service sector focused on engaging the public around budget decisions taking place in statehouses and in Washington, DC. We all know that rallying public support for budget priorities can be tricky. Luckily, research from the FrameWorks Institute can help us be more intentional in how we go about […]

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Taking the Long View

As we enter the final weeks of the 2016 election season, we draw your attention to Nonprofit Quarterly’s recent webinar, Reframing Social Issues Before, During, and After an Election: An Essential Guide for 501c(3) Communicators. In this timely presentation, Julie Sweetland, Vice President for Strategy and Innovation at FrameWorks Institute, identifies the dominant narratives in […]

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Illinois Leading Change

Since 2009, Illinois Partners for Human Services has been leading efforts to reframe and rebrand human services in Illinois. With a grant from the Chicago Community Trust, Illinois Partners engaged a consulting firm in Chicago to conduct focus groups throughout the state. The focus groups targeted, and the campaign seeks to enlist, those who would […]

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