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Earned Benefits Toolkit - Paystuffers

Because an Apple a Day Isn’t Always Enough. There are many income-based benefit programs available to parents and caregivers that can help pay for nutritious foods and medical care for children. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP helps people afford healthy groceries, through an Electron...
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Earned Benefit Toolkit - Employer Guide 2009-2010

A comprehensive guide to a full year of benefits outreach that will help you to support your employees and strengthen your workplace.. A comprehensive guide to a full year of benefits outreach that will help you to support your employees and strengthen your workplace. Earned Benefit Toolkit 2009-2010 EMPLOYER GUIDE...
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Measuring Outcomes for Children and Youth in Out-of-School Time Programs: Moving Beyond Measuring Academics

ChildTrends Research-to-Results Brief. MEASURING OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN OUT-OFSCHOOL TIME PROGRAMS: MOVING BEYOND MEASURING ACADEMICS Jacinta Bronte-Tinkew, Ph.D. Kristin Anderson Moore, Ph.D. and Rebecca Shwalb, B.A. BACKGROUND There is great variation in the content of out-of-school time programs an...
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BACKGROUND

1 ASSESSING PEER CONFLICT AND AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIORS: A GUIDE FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME PROGRAM PRACTITIONERS Kathleen Sidorowicz, B.A. and Elizabeth C. Hair, Ph.D. BACKGROUND Peer relations during middle childhood and adolescence are an important part of children’s social and emotional development. Chil...
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Assessing Bullying: A Guide for Out-of-School Time Program Practitioners (ChildTrends)

ChildTrends Research-to-Results Brief. 1 ASSESSING BULLYING: A GUIDE FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME PROGRAM PRACTITIONERS Kathleen Sidorowicz, B.A. Elizabeth C. Hair, Ph.D. and Alyssa Milot, B.A. BACKGROUND Conflict among peers is common, and not necessarily a bad thing. Disagreement, teasing, and conflict are part of gr...
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Assessing School Engagement: A Guide for Out-of-School Time Program Practitioners (ChildTrends)

ChildTrends Research-to-Results Brief. 1 Publication #2008-39 ASSESSING SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT: A GUIDE FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME PROGRAM PRACTITIONERS Laura Lippman and Andrew Rivers BACKGROUND Students who are disengaged from school are at risk for poor academic achievement, skipping classes, sexual activity, substance...
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Assessing What Kids Think About Themselves: A Guide to Adolescent Self-Concept for Out-of-School Time Program Practitioners (ChildTrends)

ChildTrends Research-to-Results Brief. 2008 Child Trends BACKGROUND Children in the United States tend to experience a decline in positive self-concept during their adolescent years. This decline often begins around age 12 for girls and around age 14 for boys. For some, the decline can become severe in early adol...
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Assessing the Diet, Exercise, Body Image, and Weight of Adolescents: A Guide for Out-of-School Time Program Practitioners (ChildTrends)

ChildTrends Research-to-Results Brief. ASSESSING THE DIET, EXERCISE, BODY IMAGE, AND WEIGHT OF ADOLESCENTS: A GUIDE FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME PROGRAM PRACTITIONERS Laurie Martin, Sc.D. M.P.H. and Alyssa Milot, B.A. BACKGROUND This brief discusses diet, exercise, body image, and weight and also provides information f...
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Clark Youth Outcomes Compendium - Division B: Health and Safety (ChildTrends)

Division B. Health and Safety HS 1. Division B. Health and Safety This chapter explores indicators relevant to the health—both physical and mental—and safety of children, adolescents, and young adults. Important indicators in this domain include explicit health and safety outcomes such as physical health statu...
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Research Synopsis: Engaging Older Youth

Engaging Older Youth Program and City-Level Strategies to Support Sustained Participation in Out-of-School Time Sarah N. Deschenes Amy Arbreton Priscilla M. Little Carla Herrera Jean Baldwin Grossman Heather B. Weiss with Diana Lee Commissioned by Research Synops isResearch Synopsis Engaging Older Youth Program and...
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Engaging Older Youth

february 2010 Engag ing Older Youth Program and City-Level Strategies to Support Sustained Participation in Out-of-School Time Sarah N. Deschenes Amy Arbreton Priscilla M. Little Carla Herrera Jean Baldwin Grossman Heather B. Weiss with Diana Lee Commissioned byEngaging Older Youth Program and City-Level Strate...
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AfterZones: Creating a Citywide System to Support and Sustain High-Quality After-School Programs Lauren J. Kotloff Executive SummaryLauren J. Kotloff AfterZones: Creating a Citywide System to Support and Sustain High-Quality After-School Programs Executive SummaryAfterZones: Creating a Citywide System to Support ...
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AfterZones: Creating a Citywide System to Support and Sustain High-Quality After-School Programs Lauren J. KotloffLauren J. Kotloff AfterZones: Creating a Citywide System to Support and Sustain High-Quality After-School ProgramsAfterZones: Creating a Citywide System to Support and Sustain High-Quality ...
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Final Report on the Fathers at Work Initiative Shayne Spaulding, Jean Baldwin Grossman and Dee Wallace Working Dads Executive SummaryWorking Dads Final Report on the Fathers at Work Initiative Shayne Spaulding, Jean Baldwin Grossman and Dee WallacePublic/Private Ventures is a national leader in cr...
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Final Report on the Fathers at Work Initiative Shayne Spaulding, Jean Baldwin Grossman and Dee Wallace Working DadsWorking Dads Final Report on the Fathers at Work Initiative Shayne Spaulding, Jean Baldwin Grossman and Dee WallacePublic/Private Ventures is a national leader in creating and strengthening ...
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Brief Public/Private Ventures Jean Baldwin Grossman September 2009 Evaluating Mentoring Programs. 2 Public/Private Ventures is a national leader in creating and strengthening programs that improve lives in low-income communities. We do this in three ways: innovation We work with leaders in the fie...
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Investments in Building Citywide Out-of-School-Time Systems: A Six-City Study Cheryl Hayes, Christianne Lind, Jean Baldwin Grossman, Nichole Stewart, Sharon Deich, Andrew Gersick, Jennifer McMaken and Margo Campbell Commissioned by The Wallace Foundation SynopsisPublic/Private Ventures’ Out-of-School-Time Cost S...
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Investments in Building Citywide Out-of-School-Time Systems: A Six-City Study Cheryl Hayes, Christianne Lind, Jean Baldwin Grossman, Nichole Stewart, Sharon Deich, Andrew Gersick, Jennifer McMaken and Margo Campbell Commissioned by The Wallace FoundationPublic/Private Ventures’ Out-of-School-Time Cost S...
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Growing What Works Lessons Learned from Pennsylvania’s Nurse-Family Partnership Initiative Jennifer Collins Stavrakos and Geri Summerville with Laura E. JohnsonJennifer Collins Stavrakos and Geri Summerville with Laura E. Johnson Growing What Works Lessons Learned from Pennsylvania’s Nurse-Family Partnership Initiative...
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Amy Arbreton with Molly Bradshaw, Jessica Sheldon and Sarah Pepper Making Every Day Count: Boys & Girls Clubs’ Role in Promoting Positive Outcomes for Teens Executive SummaryMaking Every Day Count: Boys & Girls Clubs’ Role in Promoting Positive Outcomes for Teens c Making Every Day Count: Boys & Gi...
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Amy Arbreton with Molly Bradshaw, Jessica Sheldon and Sarah Pepper Making Every Day Count: Boys & Girls Clubs’ Role in Promoting Positive Outcomes for TeensMaking Every Day Count: Boys & Girls Clubs’ Role in Promoting Positive Outcomes for Teens Board of Directors Matthew T. McGuire, Chair Vice President ...
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Going to Work with a Criminal Record: Lessons from the Fathers at Work Initiative

Based on the experience of organizations taking part in the Fathers at Work initiative, Going to Work with a Criminal Record offers fundamental lessons on connecting people with criminal records to appropriate jobs and employers, as well as tools to organize these efforts.. A P u b l i c a t i o n o...
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Engaging Young People in Juvenile Justice Reform

Building Bridges to Benefit Youth A series of policy briefs produced by: Engaging Young People in Juvenile Justice Reform Policy Brief No. 4, May 2007 Introduction Youth are the population most directly affected by the juvenile justice system and yet all too frequently those who aim to improve the s...
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Impact of Economic Crisis on State Education and School District Budgets

Weather the Perfect Storm RoundtableFebruary 18, 2009. 2Discussion Outline•What in heaven‟s name is going on in the world?How on earth do we deal with it?Seven Strategies for weathering the storm•Brief case study: CIS Network•Is there any silver lining?3What in heaven’s name is going on in the world?De...
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Two New Studies In Youth Mentoring

Pygmalion in the mentoring program: Peer mentors with the most positive views of youth are the most helpful to vulnerable mentees. Mentoring and Youth Relational Profiles 1 (in press) Applied Developmental Science Pygmalion in the program: The role of teenage peer mentors’ attitudes in shaping their mentees’ outcomes...
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Two New Studies In Youth Mentoring

Pygmalion in the mentoring program: Peer mentors with the most positive views of youth are the most helpful to vulnerable mentees. Mentoring and Youth Relational Profiles 1 (in press) Applied Developmental Science Pygmalion in the program: The role of teenage peer mentors’ attitudes in shaping their mentees’ outcomes...
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A Policy Agenda for America's Children

Toward a Brighter Future: An Essential Agenda for America’s Young People. Afterschool Alliance Alliance for Children and Families American Camp Association American Humanics America’s Promise Alliance Association of Jewish Family & Children’s Agencies Association of Junior Leagues International, In...
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Through a New Lens: Toward a Fundamental Reframing of ‘‘the Client’’

Turning Crisis into Opportunity for Systems Change in Human Services. National Human Services Assembly Page 1 of 7 Through a New Lens: Toward a Fundamental Reframing of ‘the Client’ Turning Crisis into Opportunity for Systems Change in Human Services As we write this in July 2009, the United States is in the midst of t...
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Something To Say "Yes" To! (Careers in Youth Development)

There are unlimited careers "to say yes to" in the youth development field. Whether your interest is social work, psychology, human service administration, business, ministry} education, recreation, juvenile justice or health, there may be a job for you.. 9 SOMETHING To SAY "YES" To! £ l S P Youth £ , The...
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senateworkplaceflexibiltyrecommendations.docx

National Human Services Assembly Recommendations. U.S. Senate Workplace Flexibility Study Group. The. The information that follows is located within the. Recommendations:. The core of flexibility, according to the Families and Work Institute, is “policies and practices that give employeesAlthough flexible workpla...
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The Impact of Youth Development Programs On Student Academic Achievement

1 School districts and municipalities throughout the U.S. are under intense pressure to reform schools, raise graduation rates, and better prepare American youth for a workforce that must compete globally. Improving America’s educational system so that all students have access to a quality education...
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A Unified National Reponses to the 2004 Volunteer Management Capacity Study (From Research to Action)

ResearchAction A unified national response to the 2004 Volunteer Management Capacity Study October 2004 This report was made possible by a grant from The UPS FoundationThis document is the culmination of significant stakeholder dialogue and discussion. Following the release of the first briefing report in February 20...
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Building Bridges to Benefit Youth

The nearly 100,000 youth who leave correctional facilities every year2 may “become lost in a tangle of bureaucratic agencies that too often share only limited information with each other, resulting in fragmented assistance.3 Service Coordination Strengthens Youth Reentry Policy Brief No. 1, May 2006...
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The next generation of nonprofit sector leadership (Recruiting and Retaining)

The Next Generation of Nonprofit Sector Leadership RECRUITING AND RETAINING a study of the (missed) connections among nonprofit organizations, college seniors, and offices of career servicesSHELLY CRYER January 2004 This research initiative was made possible through a grant to NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Publi...
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Prevalence And Perceptions Of Client Consumer Board Participation

informing change PREVALENCE AND PERCEPTIONS OF CLIENT/CONSUMER BOARD PARTICIPATION A Report Prepared for The National Assembly of National Voluntary Health and Social Welfare Organizations September 1999 BTW Consultants, Inc. 2560 9th Street, Suite 217 Berkeley, CA 94710 Voice: 510.665.6100 Fax: 510.665.6t29...
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President-Elect Obama's Views on Children and Youth Issues

Issues Plans Early Childhood Education Invest in Zero to Five A) Will provide critical supports to young children and their parents by investing $10 billion per year. Create Early Learning Challenge Grants to stimulate and help fund state “zero to five” efforts. Will provide funding to enable states...
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The Potential Impact of the Sequester on Selected Youth, Family, Aging and Disability Programs

The Potential Impact of the Sequester on Selected Youth, Family, Aging and Disability Programs Page 1 of 6 FY 2008FY 2009FY 2010FY 2011FY 2012Percentage to be Sequestered2Amount to be Sequestered (based on FY 2012 amounts, in thousands)Cumulative Change, 2008-2012 Appropriated AmountsCumulative Chan...
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READY BY 21 Action Campaign

American Dream: All Youth Ready; Every Family and Community Supportive; Each Makes a Difference Fragmented Efforts We Advocate for the Use of a Big Picture Approach Take Aim Take Stock Take Action Make Progress We Provide Basic “Conceptual” Tools Such as those in the Workbook We Provide Training and...
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National Human Services Assembly Overview

Primary Services. policy; best practices; business support;. A coalition of leading national nonprofit agencies committed to helping individuals, families and communities thrive. 1101 14th Street, NW • Suite 600 • Washington, D.C. 20005 • Phone 202.347.2080 • Fax 202.393.4517 • www.nassembly.org America's Chil...
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Keeping Kids on Track in the Middle School Years

Youth Development. 1 There is a tale of villagers witnessing, river. And then another baby and another mobilized to intercept the babies as they flowed downstream and saw to it that they were cared for and that arrangements were made for each child’s long-term care. This was a round-the- village. Then one day, one ...
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Nonprofit Economic Models, Richard Brewster, National Center for Nonprofit Enterprise

Nonprofit Economic Models?Richard Brewsterrichard@nationalcne.org. Nonprofit Economic Models?Definitions:The economic logic that sustains an enterprise”How the nonprofit is funded-What the organization does and how it funds its work-Holistic approach: mission and vision; the work; how the work is done; how the work ...
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A New Era of Responsibility -Renewing America's Promise (President Message)

A A New Era of Responsibility Renewing America’s Promise Of f i c e o f M a n a g e m e n t a n d B u d g e t w w w . b u d g e t . g o vTable of Contents President’s Message .1 Inheriting a Legacy of Misplaced Priorities .5 Jumpstarting the Economy and Investing for the Future .17 Conclusion .43 Depa...
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Recommendations for the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Recommendations for the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Healthy Youth, Connected Youth, Healthy and Connected Families October 20th, 2008INTRODUCTION The National Collaboration for Youth (NCY) an affinity organization of the National Human Services Assembly, brings together almost 50 na...
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Multigenerational Planning for Children, Families and Child Care

Multigenerational Planning. children, child care, families. PLANNING FOR FAMILIES, CHILDREN AND CHILD CAREKristen Anderson, Ph.D.APA Conference 2010, New OrleansMULTI-GENERATIONAL PLANNINGMulti-generational planning means…Communities for allof us, offeringRange of choices (housing, transportation, etc. to fit re...
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Marshaling Evidence for Persuasive Advocacy

Making the Case: Marshaling Evidence for Persuasive Advocacy Presentation for the National Assembly of Health and Human Service Organizations September 9, 2004 To Persuade Policy Makers, demonstrate one or more: The service is effective in meeting need. There is unmet need. There is a cost for faili...
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Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems

Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems. Juvenile Justice Education Children Youth Welfare. Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems 1 Addressing the Unmet Educational Need...
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Welcome to Our World: Bridging Youth Development Research in Nonprofit and Academic Communities

Journal of Research on Adolescence. Welcome to Our World: Bridging Youth Development Research in Nonprofit and Academic Communities M. Deborah Bialeschki American Camp Association Michael Conn Girl Scout Research Institute This commentary discusses the emergence of youth development research and evaluation in ...
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Guide for Advocates and Service Providers (Undocumented Immigrant Youth)

Undocumented Immigrant Youth: Guide for Advocates and Service Providers Policy Brief No. 2, November 2006 Introduction Hundreds of thousands of youth (under age 18) attempt to enter the U.S. every year. Some come with their families, others alone, either of their own will seeking jobs, protection an...
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Human Rights as a Catalyst for Juvenile Justice Reform

Human Rights as a Catalyst for Juvenile Justice Reform Policy Brief No. 3, December 2006 Introduction “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home… -Eleanor Roosevelt Recently, there has been increased attention paid to the role of international law and norms in...
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Helping Young People Succeed

Strengthening and Sustaining Relationships Between Schools and Youth Development Organizations; A Conversation sponsored by the National Collaboration for Youth, the Coalition for Community Schools, and the Institute for Educational Leadership.. Helping Young People Succeed Strengthening and Sus...
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Family Strengthening Writ Large: On Becoming a Nation that Promotes Strong Families and Successful Youth

Family Strengthening Policy Center 1 December 2007 An Initiative of the National Human Services Assembly Policy Brief No. 24 Policy Brief Family Strengthening Policy Center Culture and systemic change are paramount to achieving significant and long-lasting gains in child and youth wellbeing. Such ch...
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Family Strengthening Peer Network Mission Statement

Family Strengthening Peer Network A coalition of national nonprofit agencies committed to helping individuals, families and communities thrive. The Family Strengthening Peer Network (FSPN) an initiative of the National Human Services Assembly Family Strengthening Policy Center, funded through the ge...
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Forming & Sustaining Statewide Juvenile Justice Collaborations: A Practical Guide

Forming & Sustaining Statewide Juvenile Justice Collaborations: National Assembly of Health and Human Service Organizations/National Collaboration for Youth 1319 F Street NW, Suite 601 Washington, DC 20004 Center for the Study of Youth Policy School of Social Work University of Pennsylvania 4200 Pin...
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Form 990 Update; Lessons Learned (CFO Affinity Group)

Form 990 Lessons Learned. Form 990 Update; Lessons Learned (so far) National Health Council and National Human Services Assembly CFO Affinity Group D. Greg Goller Area Practice Leader Exempt Organizations Tax Practice KPMG LLP; Washington, DC greggoller@kpmg.com May 25, 2010ANY TAX ADVICE IN THIS CO...
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Helping Eligible Employees and Clients Access EITC

Don't let your employees or clients miss out on important federal tax benefits that may be worth more than $4200! The National Assembly's Family Strengthening Policy Center (FSPC) with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, brings you this Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Tool Kit.. Earned Income Tax Credit:...
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"Federal Government Should Invest in People First" (Budget cuts editorial)

Federal Government Should Invest in People First An Editorial by President & CEO Irv Katz November 2005 Media have reported on proposed cuts in food stamps, foster care, student loans, health care and other “people” programs to help offset the costs of rebuilding storm-ravaged areas which, in turn, ...
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Caring Workplaces: A Catalog for Nonprofit Human Services Organizations

Family Strengthening Policy Center 1 July 2008 An Initiative of the National Human Services Assembly Report No. 3 Family Strengthening Report Policy Center Helping our paid and volunteer staff succeed on the job, at home, and in the community can pay dividends to our nonprofit human services organiz...
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Bringing the Human Development Voice to the Gun Violence Discussion

Bringing the Human Development Voice to the Gun Violence Discussion: An Open Letter to the Members of the National Human Services Assembly Early Intervention and Community Connections The human development sector has unique expertise to bring to the issue of gun violence—our appreciation of and expe...
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Volunteering in 2007(Bureau of Labor Statistics)

The Current Population Survey (CPS) The CPS is a monthly survey of about 60,000 households nationwide. The universe is the civilian noninstitutional population age 16 and over. Data are collected on demographic characteristics, labor force status, earnings, and a number of other topics. Supplements ...
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The Art of Getting Attention in the PSA World

This new site launched last month and is very cutting edge—highly interactive and links to the social networking community where we ask people to send our students messages of encouragement and support. When students and parents come to the site, they can click on the videos link at the top of the p...
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Approved ABA Policy Resolution on Enhancing Access to Services for At-Risk Youth

August 7, 2006 Approved ABA Policy Resolution on Enhancing Access to Services for At-Risk Youth RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges federal, state, territorial, tribal, and local governments to assure that adequate and appropriate services are made readily available to atrisk youth and...
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Preparing for the (Aging, Intergenerational) Workforce (AARP)

Step 3 also provides information on programs that can help seniors, and especially seniors with limited incomes, cover costs like groceries, prescriptions, and health care. For example, your employees can use the AARP’s Benefits QuickLINK website and the Public Benefits State Fact sheets to learn ab...
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Social Networking and Blogging Policy

Social Media. social media guidelines. Social Networking & Blogging Policy SAMPLE The following is (your organization's name) social media, blogging and social networking policy. The absence of, or lack of explicit reference to a specific site does not limit the extent of the application of this policy. Where no ...
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Recommendations for the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

youth, education, family. Recommendations for the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Healthy Youth, Connected Youth, Healthy and Connected Families February 27th, 2010National Collaboration for Youth 2 The National Collaboration for Youth (NCY) a coalition of the National Human Services Asse...
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Building A Brighter Future

An Essential Agenda for America's Young People. Building a Brighter Future An Essential Agenda for America’s Young People. A World Fit for Kids! Afterschool Alliance After-School All-Stars Alliance for Children & Families American Camp Association American Humanics America’s Promise Alliance Assoc...
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thisiswhatsocialimpactlookslike.docx

This i. By Irv Katz, President. National Human Services Assembly. December 14, 2011. Ten years ago, the Annie E. Casey Foundation presented us with the concept of place-based family strengthening. “Family strengthening” became the shorthand. The sense of it was apparent: kids do well when families do well, an...
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Microsoft Word - RidingSupermansCape.docx

Riding S Irv Katz, N Novembe I heard a c education document organizat With all th both thou viewer wi working o youth ser more exa administr effective, The filmm problem o exposition series, on some focu suggests t discoverin successes teachers’ every bit a collaborat So I think and other and how wS...
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ridingsupermanscape.docx

Riding Superman’s Cape. Irv Katz, National Human Services Assembly. November. I heard a colleague suggest that youth-serving agencies are trying to hitch their wagons to the education-reform train; well, more specifically, riding the wave of interest in the education documentary, “Waiting for Superman....
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Our Work and the Federal Deficit

Editorial. Our Work and the Federal Deficit Spending is clearly out of sync with the revenues government generates and is, without question, out of control. Assigning blame is pointless. Both parties contributed and continue to contribute to the deficit in a myriad of ways. Deficit reduction is a pressing nati...
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Getting Serious About Bullying

bullying. Getting Serious About Bullying Irv Katz, President National Human Services Assembly Kudos to six Federal departments (Education, Health & Human Services, Defense, Justice, Agriculture, and Interior) for an important gathering on preventing bullying. As Jim Hmrovich of Prevent Child Abuse America qui...
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An Invitation to the Big Picture: Implementing a Local Collaboration for Youth (LCY) in Your Community

1 Introduction How are the children and youth in your community doing? What’s their high school graduation rate? How about the number of adolescent pregnancies, rate of childhood obesity and the level of juvenile crime? Are they ready by the age of 21 to go to college, get a job, be a parent? If the...
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An Invitation to the Big Picture: Implementing a Local Collaboration for Youth (LCY) in Your Community

1 Introduction How are the children and youth in your community doing? What’s their high school graduation rate? How about the number of adolescent pregnancies, rate of childhood obesity and the level of juvenile crime? Are they ready by the age of 21 to go to college, get a job, be a parent? If the...
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Earned Benefits FAQs

Earned Benefits. are earned benefits? Earned benefit” is an umbrella term for multiple kinds of public and private benefits, assistance programs, and income supports such as: Earned Income Tax Credit EITC/EIC) • Child Tax Credit (CTC) • State Nutritional Assistance Program • (SNAP – formerl...
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Response to the 2004 Volunteer Management Capacity Study

A unified national response to the 2004 Volunteer Management Capacity Study. This report provides the first substantive information about how nonprofits and congregational social service outreach programs are equipped to manage and support their volunteer resources.. ResearchAction A unified national response to the ...
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strategicclarity_byirvkatz.pdf

Beyond Strategic Planning: Strategic Clarity By Irv Katz (A version of this article was published in The Nonprofit Times, September 1, 2015) Strategic clarity is a concept I have been mulling over for some time. The concept, as I think of it and commend it to others, is of a clarity of direction and...
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P&P_OctoberIssue.indd

October 2016 Policy & Practice 3 director‘s memo By Tracy Wareing Evans Framing is a key element of our theory of change, and we believe it is a critical shared strategy for anyone interested in moving system transformation in health and human services. Over the past couple of years— drawing on the ...
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Management Compensation Report

Management Compensation Report National Voluntary Health and Human Service Organizations November 20162016 Management Compensation Report National Voluntary Health and Human Service Organizations National Health Council and National Human Services Assembly October 2016 Credits: Editing: Kelly Garrity ...
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20161205.BeyondBars

1 BEYOND BARS KEEPING YOUNG PEOPLE SAFE AT HOME AND OUT OF YOUTH PRISONS The National Collaboration for Youth2 DEBEAUTIFYING THE HOOD Young Terrace, home to over 1000 residents. Some residents have been living there for a year, some months. This has been my home my whole life I've seen beauty come in and I'v...
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Beyond Bars

BEYOND BARSKeeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth PrisonsReport can be downloaded at www.collab4youth.orgINTRODUCTIONSHernan CarventeProgram Analyst at the Vera Institute of JusticeShaenaFazalNational Policy Director, Youth Advocate ProgramsDeborah HodgesLucas County Juvenile Court AdministratorClinton L...
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Beyond Bars

BEYOND BARSKeeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth PrisonsReport can be downloaded at www.collab4youth.orgINTRODUCTIONSHernan CarventeProgram Analyst at the Vera Institute of JusticeShaenaFazalNational Policy Director, Youth Advocate ProgramsDeborah HodgesLucas County Juvenile Court AdministratorClinton L...
http://www.nationalassembly.org/uploads/documents/beyondbarswebinarslides_lowres.pdf

ncyminutes06-08-2017.pdf

Building Youth Well-being in Communities: Local, State, and Federal Strategies I. Highlighting the Array of Programs that Build a Continuum of Care for Youth The National Collaboration for Youth (NCY) co-chair Jeff Fleischer welcomed the participants and outlined the agenda for the day. Mr. Fleische...
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ETR49066

NATIONAL HUMAN SERVICES ASSEMBLY. Application= NATIONAL HUMAN SERVICES ASSEMBLY for fiscal year ending 12/31/2016. OMB No. 1545-0047 Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax Form 990 Under section 501(c) 527, or 4947(a)1) of the Internal Revenue Code (except private foundations) À¾μº I Do not enter social sec...
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immigrationtp.pdf

Creating Shared Prosperity with a Common-Sense Approach to Immigration www.nationalassembly.org • 1 Building Well-Being in Our Communities is Vital to Our Shared Prosperity Human service organizations support a practical approach to immigration policy because we share a common mission: to help every...
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2017managementcompensationreportfinal.pdf

Management Compensation Report: National Voluntary Health and Human Service Organizations September 20172017 Management Compensation Report National Voluntary Health and Human Service Organizations National Health Council and National Human Services Assembly September 2017 Credits: Editing: Kelly Garrit...
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