• HSC's Community Portraits Challenge
  • New York Nonprofits in the Aftermath of FEGS: A Call to Action
  • HSC's #5and5COLA Campaign Rally
  • Governor Cuomo’s 2015 Opportunity Agenda Press Conference
  • State Reinvestment Campaign on City and State
  • HSC's Nonprofit Summit on Revitalizing the Nonprofit Sector
  • Advocacy Do's and Don'ts with HSC
  • Sandy: One Year Later Forum

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HSC's Announces Community Portraits Small Grants Competition - 7/19/16

HSC is happy to announce a grant competition for its nonprofit members using data to address challenges in New York communities. HSC will award grants of $10,000 to 20 nonprofit organizations in partnership with Measure of America with funding provided by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. The winning organizations will create data-based portraits that illuminate important issues in their neighborhood or field using indicators from DATA2GO.NYC, a free, online data mapping and visualization tool with 350 indicators of human need and well-being...Learn more here.


Deputy Mayor Palacio to speak at HSC's Disaster Preparedness Forum - 8/3/16

HSC will be hosting a Disaster Preparedness forum, “The Human Services Sector and the Next Big One: Are We Ready for Disaster!?,” on August 3, 2016 from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm. The goal of the day is to make sure human services organizations are prepared to coordinate with each other and government to provide services to communities immediately in response to disasters and what will be necessary to continue services in the years following. The forum will feature opening remarks by Dr. Herminia Palacio, NYC Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, and NYC Council Member Mark Treyger, Chair of the Committee on Recovery and Resiliency...RSVP here.


HSC's 2016 State Legislative Session Wrap-up - 7/5/16

The 2016 legislative session came to a close this month with little fanfare. While our representatives agreed on fantasy sports and Sunday morning alcohol sales (the “Brunch Bill”), meaningful ethics reform and closing the LLC loophole eluded consensus. A number of new bills and reintroductions would affect the human services sector, but few were passed...Read more here.


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Grant Competition Launches to Fund Nonprofits Using Data to Solve Challenges in New York Communities - 7/21/16

HSC will award grants of $10,000 to 20 nonprofit organizations in partnership with Measure of America with funding provided by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. The winning organizations will create data-based portraits that illuminate important issues in their neighborhood or field using indicators from DATA2GO.NYC, a free, online data mapping and visualization tool with 350 indicators of human need and well-being...Read more here.


Bill Would Erode New Overtime Rules – Will Nonprofits Stand for their Workers? - 7/20/16

The nonprofit community has a history of responding with great ambivalence to such fair labor efforts and, as Rick Cohen observed last year, the overtime question was no different. But even as a number of nonprofit groups—ironically, including USPIRG—protested the new requirements, NPQ published a piece by labor lawyer Andy Schmidt that baldly asked “Is Exploiting Workers Key to your Nonprofit Enterprise Model?” The conversation began to work its way from “why we can’t do this” to “how can we do this?” And that “how” question in many cases must involve government funders...Read more here.


Rosenthal Continues Push to Better Fund Social Service Nonprofits - 7/14/16

After a concerted drive to reform procedures for the funding of nonprofits fell short in last month’s adoption of the city budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1, Upper West Side Councilmember Helen Rosenthal and Manhattan nonprofits hope to keep the dialogue alive until the Council makes current year budget adjustments in what is known as the November Plan...Read more here.


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