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New Webinar Series for Employers in New York

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This Women’s History Month, Hand in Hand in partnership with the NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, the NYC Commission on Human Rights, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance, launch a new education and implementation initiative for employers of nannies, house cleaners and home attendants. Through webinars, individual consultations, and written resources, the program

Thank You 2022 donors and members!

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Recognizing Family Caregivers

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November is National Family Caregivers Month which recognizes over  65.7 million people who assist a loved one with personal care, skilled nursing tasks, and care management sometimes around the clock.  Family Caregivers are partners, spouses, grandparents, parents, and children of all ages who provide support to a loved one with essential daily tasks. Twenty-four percent

A Year Later: Remembering Engracia

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Answering Engracia’s Call A year ago, our community lost Engracia Figueroa, a member of Hand in Hand’s California chapter, and a fierce and powerful advocate for people with disabilities.  Engracia passed away on October 31st, 2021 due to complications from injuries she sustained when United Airlines destroyed her custom wheelchair on a return flight home

The Fight for Accessibility Continues!

*This post was co-authored by Heather Ansley, Associate Executive Director of Government Relations for Paralyzed Veterans of America and Stacy Kono, Hand in Hand’s Executive Director This month, as we celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which turns 32 this year, we ask that you take a moment to support our commitment to ensuring

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