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TCF scholarship app 6.6.18

School may be out but scholarship opportunities are here!

Scholarship applications are available now and due by Wednesday, June 26th! The Providers’ Council is offering up to $18,000 in scholarships for human services employees pursuing an advanced degree. Created to support the promotion and development of the human services sector’s workforce, the $10,000 Graduate Leadership Scholarship is a one-time award of $10,000 for a Council member employee

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Heard at the Hearing!

Caring Force members have done it again! You used your voices and stories to let the Legislature know just how vital fair pay and the creation of a student loan repayment program are to you and the human service sector. Earlier this week, human services workers told the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons

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A Rally to Remember!

Our Eighth Annual Caring Force Rally and Lobby Day in support of our Pro-Workforce Legislative Agenda was a BIG success! With hundreds of Caring Force members filling the Great Hall and advocating with their legislators after the event, we couldn’t have asked for a better day. Whether you attended in person, watched on Facebook Live,

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Last Call!

Our Eighth Annual Caring Force Rally and Lobby Day is right around the corner on Tuesday, May 14! QT has been counting down the days until he can join hundreds of other Caring Force members next week in the Great Hall at the State House. He wants to see you there at 10 a.m. on

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Invite your legislators to the 8th Annual Caring Force Rally

In less than 3 weeks– May 14th – The Caring Force will fill the State House for our Eighth Annual State House Rally! This year’s rally will focus on the issues that you care about: creating a program to ease the burden of student loans and ensuring fair pay for comparable work. More than 500 Caring

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April Member Spotlight!

The Caring Force is pleased to announce the April Member Spotlight honoree is Tanisha Y. Harris-Yeboah, the Assistant Site Manager of College Highway at Berkshire County Arc. Tanisha is known at Berkshire County Arc for her infectious smile and positive attitude. Everyone around her appreciates that she brings her best self to work every day. Tanisha is

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TCF state house spring

Spring time is rally time!

Spring time is rally time! Soon enough, hundreds of Caring Force members will come together to share their stories and advocate for creating a student loan repayment program and establishing comparable pay for community-based human service workers and state employees who do similar jobs. That’s right — the Eighth Annual Caring Force Rally is fast approaching! Grab

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Women’s History Month!

In 1987 Congress designated March as Women’s History Month. All month long Americans are urged to recognize and celebrate women, both in history and around us today, for their countless contributions to society. With 80 percent of its workers being women, the human service sector has plenty to acknowledge and celebrate! The percentage of female

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