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Mental Health Update

February 25, 2019
Mental Health Update

MH Update – 2/25/19 – Over Two Thousand Women in the Human Services Sector Send Letters to the Governor in Support of Funding Increase

Over the last two weeks, over two thousand women in the not for profit human services sector have sent letters to the Governor urging his support for a funding increase for this sector. With over 81% of the human service sector comprised of women, this is clearly a social justice and women’s issue. As MHANYS Board Chair, Ellen Pendegar said in the article, the Governor has been a real leader in support of women’s rights and supporting a 2.9% across the board human services COLA will continue to showcase New York as a national leader.

Later today, we will be sharing the press release and highlight through social media the most updated information on sharing the letters with the Governor’s Office.