This article details the worsening direct support professional workforce crisis that is threatening the community-based support system that enables individuals with disabilities to live in thrive in community-based settings. The New Jersey Legislative Disability Caucus held a roundtable meeting on this topic in July, delving into potential solutions and strategies to build a sustainable pipeline of DSP workers.
Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald, Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, Assemblywoman Aura K. Dunn, and Senator Anthony M. Bucco Co-Chair the Legislative Disability Caucus.
Asw Dunn and Sen Bucco led this roundtable discussion. Check out the recording to the compelling conversation here:
Future meetings and recordings of roundtable discussions: https://njcdd.org/legislative-disability-caucus-schedule-and-recording/