Unifying Our Human Service Voice
April 28-30, 2018 | Grand Sheraton | Chicago, IL
The Network of Jewish Human Service Agency’s Launch Conference will focus on the role that NJHSA and its member agencies can play to strengthen each other as well as provide the highest level of service to constituents through innovation, service delivery and best practices, successful collaborations, and advocacy and government affairs. Save the date and stay tuned for details surrounding speakers and registration.
The Network is the membership association for 140+ non-profit organizations in the United States, Canada and Israel who provide a full range of human services for members of the Jewish community and beyond.
The Network strives to be the leading voice for Jewish human service organizations – the go-to resource for best practices, research, innovation and partnerships; strengthening agencies so that they can better serve their communities and the people who need their help.
The Network strengthens and supports our member agencies and the people they serve through a wide range of human services including career and employment, youth and family, healthcare, immigrant and refugee, disability, counseling and mental health, seniors and Holocaust survivors and caregiver support.
National Adoption Month is an initiative of the Children's Bureau with a goal to increase national awareness and bring attention to the need for permanent families for children and youth in the U.S. foster care system. For the 2017 National Adoption Month initiative, the theme "Teens Need Families, No Matter What," highlights the importance of identifying well-prepared and committed families for the thousands of teenagers in foster care. Many of these young people are less likely to be adopted, often because of their age, and will too often age out of the system without a stable support system. Securing lifelong connections for these teens, legally and emotionally, is an urgent need and critical component of their future achievement and overall well-being. Learn more here.
On November 5th, 11 early career professionals from member agencies met at the Pearlstone Center in Reisterstown, MD for a 3 day retreat focusing on leadership development. During their time together, the group heard 6 outstanding presentations on topics such as "Effective Leadership/Creating Collaborative Alliance", "Career Mapping: Map Your Professional Journey" and "Clarifying Values & Crafting Your Life's Vision." Click here to view a list of the Fellows and their bios
Proposals are now being accepted for NJHSA's Launch Conference, scheduled for April 29th-May 1st, 2018 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. The conference theme is "Unifying Our Human Service Voice." Click here for more detailed information.
Participate in the November 30th call. Learn more here.
With the Network now established, we have been invited to consider renewing our participation in this program which is sponsored by the U.S. Corporation for National and Community Service.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and support member agencies. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
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