What’s in a word? Everything. Words matter. And, today we celebrate!
In July of 2011, GPNP and the Campaign for What Works (C4WW) learned this lesson the hard way. After campaigning together to restore half of the $168 million in human service cuts, we were told how lucky we were to get half since no politician wants to fund “welfare.” That was our epiphany — making sure a nursing home eligible poor widow who worked all her life in the school cafeteria now needing long term care is NOT welfare.