More than the Minimum

I experienced something remarkable two weeks ago. I was offered the chance to go on a road trip to Albany with the staff and students of Developmental Disabilities Institute’s Children’s Residential Program.

We headed to the Capitol to advocate for increased funding for Direct Support Professionals to help make Governor Cuomo’s proposed minimum wage increase possible for non-profit agencies serving those with special needs.

You can read about our efforts here:

More than the Minimum

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You can also take a look at the brief video of the amazing journey we went on:

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