What's Hot at HSC!Mayor de Blasio Announces Guaranteed $15 Minimum Wage for All City Government Employees - Benefitting 50,000 Additional New Yorkers
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a $15 minimum wage for all City government employees and employees who provide contracted work for the City at social service organizations – meaning that by the end of 2018, approximately 50,000 additional employees will see their wages boosted to $15 an hour, making New York City a national leader in the fight to raise the wage...Read more here.
HSC Honors First Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray with Equity Champion Award!
HSC is proud to announce that we honored the First Lady of NYC, Chirlane McCray, with our inaugural Equity Champion Award at our Leadership Awards Reception this year. We were also excited to honor Capalino+Company as our Friend of the Sector and The Alternatives to Incarceration/Reentry Coalition as our Advocacy Champion.
Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program RFA
The long-awaited $50 million Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program Request for Applications has been released. The RFA, is now available via Grants Gateway and will provide bonded capital grants for projects to improve the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of nonprofit human services organizations that serve New Yorkers. Read more here.
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HSC In The News$15 minimum wage for health care, human services not funded in Gov. Cuomo's budget
A gradual minimum wage increase to $15 an hour is not fully funded for health care and human services workers in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget. The lack of funding is likely to become an issue as the budget moves forward in the Legislature, where some Senate Republicans have expressed concern about the potential effects of a higher minimum wage on businesses and non-profits...Read more here.
Nonprofits Welcome Palacio, an “Unknown Quantity”
Many nonprofit human service providers are cautiously optimistic about Herminia Palacio, the new leader appointed to manage the problems of poverty and homelessness in New York City...Read more here.
Wage Warriors: A Minimum Wage Forum with FPWA, HSC and FPI
Jennifer Jones Austin, chief executive officer and executive director of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, James Parrott, deputy director and chief economist of the Fiscal Policy Institute, and Allison Sesso, executive director of the Human Services Council, visited New York Nonprofit Media’s office to discuss their push for a government-funded $15-per-hour minimum wage for the human services sector...Click here to watch the interview.
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