Alliance Board Member Jerry Friedman Dies

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities mourns the loss of board member Jerry Friedman, who died March 24.

Friedman was a longtime advocate for policies and practices that support the health, safety, and well-being of children. Most recently, he was director of strategic initiatives for Accenture. Previously he had served as executive director of the American Public Human Services Association. His public service positions included: … more

Catch the Wave: Commitments Assessment Tool Registration Opens April 1

Beginning April 1, members of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities can register to be part of the first wave to use the Commitments Assessment Tool—and thereby maximize the value of their Alliance membership.

The arrival of the Commitments Assessment Tool will be a game changer for organizations in this network that have been considering how they can engage and benefit from the Commitments of High-Impact Nonprofit Organizations, the Alliance's framework for organizational impact, which was announced last year.
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Six Months in, Commitments Framework Highlights Successes and New Offerings

Commitments of High-Impact Nonprofits Poised to Empower Social Services Sector in 2015

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities is excited to share insights, lessons, and successes from the first six months of its industry-leading framework, the Commitments of High-Impact Nonprofit Organizations. It also is offering additional resources for 2015. … more

New name conveys vision; new headquarters helps achieve greater policy influence

National Network of Human-Serving Organizations Adopts New Name and Headquarters

The Alliance for Children and Families, a national nonprofit organization with a member network of nearly 500 nonprofit, human-serving organizations announced today that effective immediately it has changed its name to the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. In addition, it has designated its long-established Public Policy Office in Washington, D.C. as its headquarters, and has made its former headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, its national operations center. … more

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