With 2024 fast approaching, the Providers’ Council is reminding its members to renew their memberships for the new year in order for them to continue receiving the ample benefits that the Council provides.
Click here to complete your 2024 Membership Renewal Form online today! Thanks to the support of the Council’s varied programs and a 98 percent member retention rate in 2023, there will be no increases in dues in 2024.
In 2023, with the support of its members, the Council was able to:
- Release Essential or Not? The Critical Need to Human Services Workers, a report on the community-based human services workforce.
- Host a forum in May with EOHHS Secretary Kate Walsh, Senate Ways & Means Vice Chair Cindy Friedman and Council Board Chair Sandra McCroom, president and CEO of Children’s Services of Roxbury, to discuss findings from the workforce report.
- Hold major events, including its 48th Annual Convention & Expo: Advocate | Act | Achieve in October, which garnered more than 1,200 attendees at the Marriott Copley Place Hotel in Boston, and its 11th Annual Caring Force State House Rally in May, which garnered more than 500 attendees in May.
- Testify on Beacon Hill in support of its legislation to ensure livable wages and create a loan repayment program for human services workers.
- Release an updated Race, Equity and Inclusion glossary and develop a DEIB survey to gather information related to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging at member organizations.
- Grow Providers’ eAcademy® to more than 50,000 learners working at 102 Council member organizations.
- Graduate more than 50 students from its year-long Certificate in Nonprofit Human Services Management, offered in partnership with Suffolk University.
- Host nearly 50 webinars and trainings, as well as its monthly HR and Executive Roundtables.
- Provide group purchasing opportunities through its most widely used member benefit, Delta Dental insurance, and other partnerships with USI, Enterprise, Interior Resources and UTMC.
- Wish Michael Weekes well after more than 25 years of leading the Council and welcome Bill Yelenak as its next president and CEO.