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Juvenile Justice is Key to Racial Equity

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Juvenile Justice is Key to Racial Equity

Read the latest from the National Assembly in “Diverting Youth From Justice Systems Is Key to Racial Equity,” an article published in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange and co-authored by National Assembly Board Members Jeff Fleischer (Youth Advocate Programs) and Adolph Falcón (Alliance for Hispanic Health). The article cites a recent Annie E. Casey Foundation […]

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A Timely Report: National Human Services Assembly’s Roadmap for Reforming Youth Justice

By Jeff Fleischer, CEO of Youth Advocate Programs and National Human Services Assembly Board Chair The National Human Services Assembly (NHSA), in light of the George Floyd killing and the Covid 19 pandemic, is re-releasing our 2017 publication Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons, a roadmap for reform […]

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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 […]

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Ready by 21 National Meeting

Every year, the Ready by 21 National Meeting brings together hundreds of leaders from around the country who are working to get all young people ready by 21 – for college, work and life. These leaders have dedicated themselves to improving the odds for children and youth through collective impact initiatives, policy alignment and program […]

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Proposed SNAP Reform Threatens Community Well-Being

By Marie Camino Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) announced a proposed rule entitled “Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).” SNAP is a federal program that provides nutrition benefits to families to increase well-being. It is currently the largest food assistance program […]

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