National Human Services Assembly

A Board Retreat NOW!? YES! – Sector Leadership Spot

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A Board Retreat NOW!? YES! – Sector Leadership Spot

By Susan Danish, National Human Services Assembly Board, Immediate Past Chair First and foremost, my thoughts are with all of you who have been impacted personally by COVID-19. And my admiration goes to the human service sector – staff, board members and volunteers for the important work being done right now – often in ways […]

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Leading in the Age of COVID-19 – Sector Leadership Spot

By Brian J. G. LaChance, Esq., United Way Worldwide When considering a topic important to our sector, times being what they are, only one came to mind: COVID-19. I’m not a medical professional nor a politician, so I can only approach the subject from a participant leadership perspective. As a member of United Way Worldwide’s […]

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Better Together. . . A New Expression – Sector Leadership Spot

By Kenneth Johnson, The Salvation Army Recently The Salvation Army joined with others in making the heart-breaking decision to cancel preplanned conferences. For our organization it was a National Advisory Organizations Conference planned under the theme “Better Together.” In these unprecedented times our silent enemy COVID-19 decided to send us all to our separate global […]

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Rallying for Disability Rights in the time of COVID-19?

By Peter V. Berns, The Arc It has been more than a month since the Coronavirus changed our day to day life and impacted the health and wellbeing of millions of Americans. But did you know that the current pandemic poses an even greater risk to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, common conditions like […]

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Now Is the Time to Strengthen the Ties That Bind Generations – Sector Leadership Spot

Donna Butts, Generations United “I miss the children. I hope they come back soon.” – Resident during a teacher’s strike that kept children out of classrooms co-located in an assisted living facility in Oklahoma We are all doing our part to protect each other during the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including maintaining physical distancing practices. […]

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