CPNRI action week highlights need for increased pay at private agencies

THE COMMUNITY PROVIDER Network of Rhode Island is organizing a week of action starting March 26 to rally support for a $28.5 million increase in the state budget to support wage increases for the state’s direct-support staff who work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. / COURTESY COMMUNITY PROVIDER NETWORK OF RHODE ISLAND
PROVIDENCE – The Community Provider Network of Rhode Island will host a week of action starting March 26 at the Statehouse to seek a $28.5 million budget increase for better pay for direct-support professionals serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The week of action will coincide with national Disability Awareness Month to highlight the…

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