National Human Services Assembly

Doing What Works in the Human Services Sector: A case study on effectively reducing youth violence and addressing trauma – Sector Leadership Spot

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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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Highlights from Essential Conversations on Human Services 2019

On June 11, we came together as a human service community to have essential conversations at our 2019 Annual Convening. We learned from each other and challenged ourselves to address some of the principal issues that face us today. We know that these conversations are critical building blocks to the actions we take to ensure […]

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Bill Highlight: People CARE Act (H.R. 841)

In January, Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) introduced the People CARE Act to establish a People-Centered Assistance Reform Effort Commission with the goal to restructure means-tested programs in a way that would transition program recipients off of their benefits. This vast piece of legislation would impact “any federal program that is designed to specifically provide assistance […]

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