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 […]
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. […]
By Monisha Kapila, ProInspire Over the past month, people across the United States have realized we are in a moment of unprecedented change as we face the Coronavirus pandemic. Human services organizations are at the frontlines of this pandemic as our country’s key institutions solely focused on making communities stronger. So how should you support […]
By Susan Tomlinson Schmidt, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance It has been an unprecedented few weeks with the impact surrounding the coronavirus taking many of us by surprise — this is especially true for nonprofits with upcoming in-person conferences, fundraisers and trainings. Making the transition from in-person to online during “normal” times can feel taxing to organizations […]
Doing What Works in the Human Services Sector: A case study on effectively reducing youth violence and addressing trauma – Sector Leadership Spot
By Jeff Fleischer, Youth Advocate Programs The National Human Service Assembly is a membership organization whose members reach almost every community in the nation through human services that address issues related to pre-school, after school, youth justice, child welfare, disabilities, senior citizens, poverty, education and disaster relief to name a few. At the National Assembly […]