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February 2022 Workforce Hero: Widmark (Woody) Donis

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that our February TCF Hero Spotlight honoree is Widmark (Woody) Donis, a Case Worker at AIDS Project Worcester. 1. Tell us about your background.  How did you decide to pursue a career in human services? I am a Latino male son of immigrants from Guatemala. Received my bachelor’s degree

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January 2022 Workforce Hero: Evelyn Rodriguez

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that our January TCF Hero Spotlight honoree is Evelyn Rodriguez, I&R Specialist at Center for Living & Working, Inc. 1. Tell us about your background.  How did you decide to pursue a career in human services? I’m the daughter of a World War 2 Veteran and the oldest

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The Caring Force Celebrates MLK Jr. Day!

On January 17th,  we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a giant of the Civil Rights movement. He worked tirelessly to advocate and fight for the disenfranchised, oppressed, disadvantaged, and those experiencing discrimination. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federal holiday designated as a National Day of Service. We encourage everyone

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National Mentoring Month 2022: FREE mentoring connections to all members

The Leadership Initiative (TLI) is accepting mentors and mentees for 2022! TLI is an inter-agency mentoring program that aims to grow the future leaders of the human services sector through meaningful, supportive mentor/mentee partnerships. This program is open to all employees of Providers’ Council member agencies, at no cost. Mentees will be matched with mentors from

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Happy New Years!

On behalf of The Caring Force, we would like to wish you a happy and healthy New Year. 2021 was a year of growth, resilience, and achievement. We grew to more than 30,000 members, hosted our 10th Annual Caring Force Rally with close to 1,000 virtual attendees, featured the annual Broadcast Your Love awards all over social media and put a Caring Force

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December 2021 Workforce Hero: Patricia Brown

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that our December TCF Hero Spotlight honoree is Patricia Brown, BA, Program Coordinator of the Family Support Program at MLK Jr. Family Services. 1. Tell us about your background.  How did you decide to pursue a career in human services? I come from a family that was known for

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Caring Force advocacy helps create human services loan repayment program!

TCF advocacy results in student loan repayment program Since its inception in 2011, The Caring Force has engaged around advocacy to increase funding for human services and the community-based workers who fill more than 180,000 jobs in the sector. We’re pleased to announce that student loan repayment for human services workers – one of our long

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New Milestone: 30,000 Members of The Caring Force!

We have reached 30,000 members of The Caring Force! That means 30,000 people who care about the human services sector, want to advocate for our pro-workforce legislation and aim to empower Massachusetts’ most vulnerable residents! The Caring Force has made great strides and increased awareness of the needs of the human services sector. We have

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Action Alert: Our Pro-Workforce Legislative Agenda has been filed at the State House!

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