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NYSID jobs well done satisfy state and local government procurement needs with approved goods and services, creating NYS taxpayers and sustaining NYS communities!

    "MAKE THE CHANGE!" Rally Cry Resonates Through The Arc Erie County During Event Urging Changes to Preferred Source Law

    For Brian Slapnicker, "MAKE THE CHANGE" is personal - and potentially life-changing.

    In 2016, he was promoted to a janitorial position at Buffalo City Court. He averages 15 hours per week and loves his job and his co-workers. "It gives me something to look forward to," he said. "The job makes the person, and mine makes me feel like I'm wanted."

    Brian was one of more than 100 Preferred Source workers, family members and supporters, in collaboration with The Arc and NYSID, who passionately educated the community about "MAKE THE CHANGE" during an enthusiastic rally event on February 1 at The Arc, complete with blue and green buttons and signs for attendees. Continue reading...

    is a grassroots campaign across New York State to
    modernize the Preferred Source legislation.

    Endorse the online letter here and join over 1,800 individuals who have previously signed: www.makethechange-ny.com

    Why make the change?

    Help combat a 70% unemployment rate for people with disabilities, and learn more about NYSID’s growing movement to expand Preferred Source employment opportunities.