News Roundup of “Future of Care” Event call for strengthening workforce caring for Aging and Disabled Californians

May 3, 2024

Sacramento, CA – On May Day, legislators joined California caregivers and advocates for older and disabled Californians to demand California fix our broken long-term care system, which leaves far too many disabled and aging Californians and their families without the support and services they need. Participants in the “Future of Care” events gathered to rally at noon and for an evening film and discussion regarding the future of caregiving. Sacramento homeware workers rally to demand industry change

An aging homecare workforce is struggling to care for our aging population. On International Workers Day, homecare providers, people with disabilities and seniors came together to demand California fix what they call a broken long-term care system. Read full article online here. Labor groups paint street in un-permitted protest at California State Capitol on May Day

Labor groups united at the California State Capitol Wednesday for May Day. The workers were creating a mural across the ground of 10th Street between L and N streets in front of the Capitol building. “We have a voice to speak up for all the people who cannot speak for themselves,” said one state worker at the rally. “All the workers in the United States. That is why we are here.” Read full article online here.

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