Human Services Organizations Say They’re Long Overdue for a Raise

Non-profit human services organizations help millions of New Yorkers every year, and that number has grown significantly in recent years. But people at the agencies say they are being undervalued and underpaid. According to a report from the Fiscal Policy Institute, average income for human services workers ranges from $23,000 to $25,000 upstate. Representatives held a “bake sale” at the Capitol Wednesday. Joining us to explain the idea behind this are Michelle Jackson from the Human Services Council and Ron Deutsch from the Fiscal Policy Institute. Read more here.