Committees And Workgroups


HSC members may manage their committee membership by sending an email indicating which one(s) your organization would like to participate in and who the contact person(s) will be to info@humanservicescouncil.org.


EQUITY WORKGROUP


Responsible for helping HSC determine ways to address structural inequities, such as racism, in the human services sector as it relates to social policies, communities, and the delivery of human services.


  •  Open to Executive Directors only, exceptions may be made on an individual basis
  •  Works to determine ways to address structural inequities, such as racism, in the human services sector as it relates to social policies, communities, and the delivery of human services

  • HUMAN SERVICES DISASTER READINESS AND RESILIENCY WORKGROUP


  •  Develops practices and policies that will help the sector to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters; build partnerships between our sector and government to improve coordination; provide guidance on mechanisms to share information, and promote HSC’s role in enhancing the sector’s emergency preparedness


  • HUMAN SERVICES WORKFORCE WORKGROUP


  •  Builds a stronger human services delivery system by advocating for greater government investment in the human services workforce


  • LEAD ADVOCATES


  •  Limited to a select group of approximately 25 direct service providers
  •  Cohort of advocates from direct service providers who play an active role in advancing the agenda of the human services sector to City and State government by participating in legislative meetings, contributing to media efforts, and assisting in public actions


  • MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS AND ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE


  •  Open to Executive Directors only, Committee of the Board of Directors
  •  Supports HSC's ability to be more responsive and engaged with the needs of its existing members
  •  Strategizes ways to grow the size of HSC's membership to better position it to accomplish the critical policy changes needed to strengthen the sector


  • PROCUREMENT REFORM WORKGROUP (formerly known as BUSINESS SOLUTIONS WORKGROUP)


  •  Works on the continuous improvement of the business relationship between government and the nonprofit human services sector
  •  Advocates for laws and policies that ensure meaningful collaboration in program design, appropriate funding, and contractual flexibility so that nonprofits can best serve their communities



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