InVision Human Services | Government Relations & Advocacy

Government Relations & Advocacy

Equal Pay for Equal Work

This interactive map above shows every news outlet that has published our "Equal Pay for Equal Work" advocacy articles - over 140 total! We've been really pushing for this because DSPs deserve a living wage and because Governor Wolf's 2022/23 budget proposal is currently sitting in the hands of the PA General Assembly for review and we're hoping to make an impact with them during this crucial time. Feel free to click on any logo to be taken to that publication's article and send your legislators an email using the button below. Thanks to everyone for your outstanding efforts!

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We stand together.

InVision has been advocating on behalf of people with intellectual disability and autism since our foundation. We established our Harrisburg office in 2018 to take a more direct approach to raising awareness of the issues impacting the people we support, their families, and our staff.

We collaborate directly with state and national associations to partner with and educate governmental agencies. We provide the necessary resources informing them on the issues affecting our communities so they may promote and lead progressive change through legislative action.

InVision actively participates in the public policy debates surrounding our industry. We face complex issues with courage and tenacity and work to encourage and facilitate effective legislation that will support our initiatives and help push our mission forward.

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Legislative Priorities

Increasing rates in the state budget to improve DSP wages.
Ensuring that the Department of Health provides the exact criteria and data used to develop rates for services.
Engage with the Office of Developmental Programs and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation to identify ways that providers and the state can reduce barriers to competitive, integrated employment for people with ID/A.

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Gary Blumenthal Inducted into ANCOR Foundation Legacy Leaders Circle
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Gary Blumenthal Inducted into ANCOR Foundation Legacy Leaders Circle

On behalf of everyone at InVision, we'd like to congratulate Gary Blumenthal, InVision's vice president of government relations and advocacy, on being inducted into ANCOR Foundation's 2021 Legacy Leaders Circle.

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The American Rescue Plan: How the Latest Federal Funding Can Benefit the ID/A Community
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The American Rescue Plan: How the Latest Federal Funding Can Benefit the ID/A Community

The latest COVID recovery plan has been signed by the President. Unlike previous COVID-related bills, funding will be sent directly to the states. What does this mean for our industry?

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Understanding ODP Rates
25 Jan 2021

Understanding ODP Rates

ODP rates are frequently left out of discussions about fixing the DSP crisis, but addressing them will help lead us to the wage increases the industry needs.

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