The Leading Voice For Jewish Human Service Organizations
The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies (NJHSA) is the leading voice for social service organizations - the go-to place for best practices, research, innovation and partnerships.
NJHSA strengthens Jewish human service agencies who serve their communities; those in need, by supporting family, disability, vocational, health and elder care services.
Mindy Reinstein recently joined the Jewish Federations of North America as Director of Government Affairs in their Washington office. She will also serve as Washington Representative to NJHSA. Mindy brings a great depth of experience to the position and we look forward to her contributions to the team. Stay tuned for advocacy updates and action alerts.
NJHSA is delighted to welcome The Blue Card to the Network! The Blue Card is the only national organization in the United States whose sole mission is to help needy Holocaust survivors. Since its inception, in 1934, The Blue Card has provided financial resources that improve the daily lives of needy Shoah victims and lead to a more secure future.
This year NJHSA identified 11 early career professionals, employed by member agencies ,o have exhibited strong leadership potential and will benefit from professional development. Fellows will take part in skill building webinars, mentoring, participation in a Launch Retreat in November and attendance at NJHSA's Annual Conference in April. Learn about the fellows here.
Three new member benefits have been made available to the Network. NJHSA is proud to offer health insurance and related HR benefits, complimentary access to GrantStation's Insider, a weekly newsletter featuring funding opportunities and discounted continuing education course through Relias Academy. Contact Karen to learn more.
Laurel O'Sullivan, J.D. Principal and Founder of The Advocacy Collaborative will present at NJHSA's Executive Conference at the Arizona Biltmore, in late October. Laurel's interactive presentation will begin with a 30,000 foot level perspective of advocacy as leadership, narrowing to an organizational focus. Learn more here.
Jewish Family & Community Services of East Bay is resettling Afghan refugees who served as translators for U.S. troops. Because of their cooperation with the U.S. military, former translators and their families are now being targeted by the Taliban and fundamentalists. Read about the resettlement efforts in eJP's, "From Empty Pockets to Silver Linings."