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How Human Services Supported Communities Through COVID-19 and Recommendations to Support an Equitable Recovery

The Human Services Recovery Taskforce was formed to help analyze and develop strategies for strengthening the resilience of the sector during and following the COVID-19 health crisis. This new commission convened to study the human services sector’s response to COVID-19, the “new normal” that providers face, and the steps that government must take to keep the sector afloat and help New York recover from the pandemic.

The Taskforce – led by co-chairs Jamie Rubin​, CEO of Meridiam NA and ​Fred Shack, CEO of Urban Pathways – worked to gather information about response and recovery, and developed recommendations for steps the City and State can take to support a resilient and strong sector.

You can read the full report by clicking here.



Human Services Taskforce Report Launch

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