H-CAP stands in solidarity with the National Black Nurses Association in Celebration of National Black Nurses Day on Capitol Hill
New York, NY- In celebration of Black History Month and with a continued push for equity in healthcare, the fastest growing job sector in the United States H-CAP stands in solidarity with Black nurses as they take to Capitol Hill for the working conditions and job security that they deserve. Since 1989 The National Black Nurses Association has used the first week of February to take to Capitol Hill and discuss issues that impact them. H-CAP supports similar efforts through our healthcare Registered Apprenticeship collaborations and the Center For Equity. Healthcare Career Advancement Program released the following statement:
“We understand the critical need to support a diverse and equitable workforce for our frontline workers in healthcare. There is a need to retain high quality workers and provide them with career mobility options and quality working conditions, and we fully support the National Black Nurses Association in their efforts to bring awareness and policy change”, explained Daniel Bustillo, Executive Director for H-CAP.
Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP) is a national labor-management organization that builds the workforce for quality care through workforce development, training resources, and partnering for patients and communities.
The Center for Advancing Racial Equity and Job Quality in Long-Term Care (The Center for Equity) is a national hub for developing innovative workforce policy and fostering narrative change in long-term care (LTC). Our work centers the majority Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) women and immigrant caregiving workforce and confronts the links between systemic racial and gender inequities and poor job quality. We unite diverse stakeholders in service of building the equitable caregiving infrastructure our nation needs.