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News from the Caring Force

Invite Your Legislator to the 2021 Rally

On May 14th, The Caring Force will come together virtually at 10 a.m. for our Tenth Annual State House Rally! This year’s rally will focus on our bills to help human service workers, including creating a program to ease the burden of student loans (HD.1257/SD.1630) and ensuring fair pay for comparable work (HD.1400/SD.588). Our two legislative champions

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Announcing The Caring Force Virtual Rally!

Every spring, hundreds of Caring Force Members typically fill the Great Hall in the State House and advocate for fair funding for human service programs, adequate salaries for direct care workers, a student loan repayment program for our sector and more. Due to the pandemic, we made the difficult decision last year to host a

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March Workforce Hero: Sandy Cummins

The Caring Force is excited to announce that our March Workforce Hero is Sandy Cummins, the Director of Residential Services at TILL, Inc. Starting at an entry level position after college, Sandy is now responsible for watching over 58 separate group homes. Every day, she makes certain they are well staffed, well managed and operating

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