Please watch this video and hear directly from Direct Service Professionals and family members with personal stories about the need for better salaries for the dedicated and skilled workers who assist people with developmental disabilities.  This is about Oregon, but it is also true in New York State and elsewhere.  The video is really well-made and compelling.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wqbPbnqjag&feature=youtu.be

 

Let your legislators know that you insist that the Governor fund the minimum wage for direct care workers. Go to:

Facebook:  Do you agree that the Governor and NYS Legislature should fund the minimum wage for direct care workers? If so, head on over to @BFair2DirectCare to show your support! You can also join 10,000 New Yorkers in signing the #bFair2DirectCare  petition: https://www.change.org/p/tell-governor-cuomo-and-the-legislature-fund-the-minimum-wage-increase-for-low-wage-workers-who-support-new-yorkers-with-disabilities

    • Twitter:  Follow @Fair2DirectCare to show your support direct care workers & join 10,000 NYers in signing our petition: http://chn.ge/1RAcDcP