Your donation will be matched by this grant. Donate today! As longtime supporters of Hand in Hand, Gretchen and Jim Sandler are invested in a just and caring future that includes quality childcare, paid family leave, domestic workers’ rights, and ultimately holding those with power and wealth accountable to our communities. That’s why they’ve invested
This year, my child entered kindergarten, a time of so many firsts. Not the least of which has been planning our first round of summer camps and childcare. There is so much to consider! Balancing costs, the endless camp enrollment options (that fill up fast), vacation plans, work schedules, and hiring a childcare provider. Not
Spring is in the air, and summer is around the corner. As you’re planning your travel and vacation plans, here are 4 tips to consider when traveling with (or without) the nanny you employ! ✈ 1: Make sure all travel in which the nanny is asked to accompany your family is mutually agreed upon. When
The Care That Makes Up Our Personal Histories History is forever constant and is being made all around us every day. Our personal histories are a testament to that fact, and show how those who provide care and support to us are fundamental in shaping our lives and achievements. Women do the majority of caregiving
“I am 33 and am facing the prospect of going into a nursing home because I can’t find home care. If that happens, I will lose custody of my daughter— because I can’t find home care.” My name is Renee Christian. I am 33 years old, live in Buffalo, NY, and am a business owner
Work that happens inside the home is intimate and personal. Yet so many employers remain disconnected from the domestic workers they hire, and there are often barriers to building strong working relationships. Many house cleaners for example, never physically see their employers, who often schedule cleanings when they are not home. Language and cultural barriers
In New York State we are so close to winning 150% wage increases for home care workers, a historical win that will set an important precedent for every state in the nation. With your help we can make that vision a reality. We know our country is facing a growing home care crisis. The fact that
A huge thank you to all of Hand in Hand’s 2021 individual and institutional supporters and dues paying members! You made Hand in Hand’s work possible.
Hand in Hand is pleased to partner with Caring Across Generations on a month-long ad campaign, “Portraits of Care,” consisting of billboards and video projections in Times Square and around Washington, D.C. The campaign spotlights the beauty and joy of caregiving, and features photo portraits of Hand in Hand members, including people with disabilities, aging
Hand in Hand member Dr. Michelle Hernandez passed away on December 26th from complications from cancer. We will miss her dearly. Dr. Michelle Hernandez, wore many hats, titles and honors and she was also a long-time member and leader within Hand in Hand. Dr. Hernandez was the first disabled, Latina clinical psychologist in CA.