Tag Archives: Governor Andrew Cuomo

Advocacy campaign successful! Workers to see pay raise

For almost a year, disability advocates have been repeating a simple but critically important message: that New York State needs to provide funding so that the people who support individuals with disabilities can earn a living wage. Months of hard work, rallies, protests, letters to the editor, media interviews, and publicity paid off March 28 […]

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Urge Governor Cuomo to … BFair2DirectCare!

For almost a year, organizations serving people with developmental disabilities in New York State have been advocating for increased State funding to be put toward a wage increase for Direct Support Professionals – those employees who care for and support people with developmental disabilities at organizations like The Resource Center.  The advocacy campaign is called […]

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Nov. 29 rally in Buffalo to urge funding for pay raises

A rally will take place Tuesday, November 29, in Buffalo as part of a state-wide effort to convince Governor Andrew Cuomo to provide funding in order to give a pay raise to those who support people with disabilities. The rally will be held in the Buffalo Museum of Science Auditorium, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, from 11:00 […]

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Albany rally urges funding for better wages

People with developmental disabilities, their caregivers, family members, and lawmakers held a rally in Albany to urge Governor Andrew Cuomo to provide money so that organizations like The Resource Center can pay their direct-support workforce a living wage. The rally at the State Capitol is part of a campaign called #bFair2DirectCare. Organizers want New York […]

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