In 2020, PHI launched a multi-state advocacy initiative focused on the direct care workforce in Michigan, New Mexico, and North Carolina. The aim of this final report is to summarize and celebrate our successes on Essential Jobs, Essential Care™.
Advocates from across sectors are coming together like never before to promote policy reforms that improve direct care jobs.
PHI launched the Essential Jobs, Essential Care multi-state advocacy initiative in 2020.
PHI's Essential Jobs, Essential Care partners are IMPART Alliance in Michigan, the New Mexico Caregivers Coalition, and the North Carolina Coalition on Aging.
Kezia Scales leads PHI’s strategy for building the evidence base on state and national policies and workforce interventions that improve direct care jobs, elevate this essential workforce, and strengthen care processes and outcomes.