Every April for the past seven years, hundreds of Caring Force members have filled the State House and advocated for fair funding for human service programs, adequate salaries for workers and more! This year, we’re switching it up, and the Eighth Annual Caring Force Rally will be held in May! And we’re asking you to
“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey Who doesn’t want that? The Providers’ Council created The Leadership Initiative (TLI) to help you learn from others in the sector to improve and develop your strengths. And now The Caring Force wants to share this amazing opportunity with you!
Valentine’s Day is more than a day to celebrate who you love – it’s also an opportunity to show your love for the work you do and those around you. So in addition to buying flowers or chocolates for that special someone in your life, take a minute to acknowledge your dedicated coworker who loves
Last week we asked you to help us gather support for our Pro-Workforce Legislative Agenda and you delivered! Members of The Caring Force sent nearly 1,000 letters to over 130 House members and 39 of 40 Senators. Thank you for your incredible efforts! But those are not the only exciting numbers! Your voices were heard loud
Before we get ready to watch football with QT this Sunday, we need you to help us accomplish our goal of securing as many co-sponsors as possible on our pro-workforce Legislative Agenda! As you know, the Providers’ Council has filed bills that would create an educational loan repayment program for human services workers and eliminate
The Providers’ Council has released its Pro-Workforce Legislative Agenda for the 2019-2020 session, and now we need your help to secure legislative co-sponsors. Are you ready to take action? We are introducing two bills that would help create an education loan repayment program for direct care workers and create a plan to eliminate the pay disparity between
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not the “first day off” in January — but rather a “day on”. In 1994 Congress designated that the third Monday in January — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — be a day of service. Americans are urged to give back to the community by volunteering, creating their own
The Caring Force is pleased to announce the January Member Spotlight honoree is Jennifer Zuniga, a Community Care Worker at Vinfen. Jennifer is admired at Vinfen for her work with children and the way she is able to get them out of their comfort zones to socialize, whether it be with their peers or with