Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -
8:45am to 10:30am EDT
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor, NYC
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Click here to register for "Part 2" - Should Nonprofits be Manadated to Pay Living Wages, and What is Philanthropy's Role?
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The City of New York delivers most human services through $5 billion in annual contracts with non-profit providers. However, there are insufficient opportunities for lower-level social service case workers at these providers to acquire the education needed to move up a career ladder to more responsibility and better compensation. The result is a two-tiered job market that confines many women of color to the lower tier making inadequate wages.
In this program, we will explore a unique opportunity to address this challenge.
- An evolving proposal for the nonprofit sector to work with City Hall to revamp City contracts to raise wages for lower-paid social service providers, and to develop a robust career ladder system with necessary supports
- The potential for this approach, given the mayor’s commitment to aid low-wage workers and improve the quality of human services delivery
Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO/Executive Director, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
Patricia Eng (Moderator), Vice President of Programs, New York Women’s Foundation
Patricia Jenny, Vice President of Grants, New York Community Trust
James Parrott, Deputy Director and Chief Economist, Fiscal Policy Institute
All interested funders.
8:45-9:00 AM Check-in
9:00-10:30 AM Program
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