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#bFair2DirectCare Unveils Times Square Billboard Urging Governor Cuomo to Support Direct Care Workers By Funding a Living Wage

**Pointed Message Greets Millions of Visitors to “The Crossroads of the World”

**ALBANY – #bFair2DirectCare today unveiled a 5,000-sq-foot billboard over Times Square that urges Gov. Andrew Cuomo to fund a living wage for direct care workers who support New Yorkers with developmental disabilities. The Governor failed to include living wage funding in his $176 billion budget proposal, even though it would amount to 0.05% of the total.
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Tell Governor Cuomo - Our Kids are YOUR Kids!

“…every child, rich and poor, black and white, urban and rural, deserves the same quality education.”
These words were taken directly from the Governor’s 2019 Justice Agenda presentation - but what about children with disabilities attending 4410 special education preschools and 853 special education schools?
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