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    Financial Inequities and People With Disabilites

    The House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion convened a hearing with a panel of disability rights advocates to examine inequities in the financial system for people…

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    Tom Foley on the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    Tom Foley, executive director of the National Disability Institute, discussed the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and challenges that remain for disabled Americans.

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    President Biden on Americans with Disabilities Act

    President Biden and Vice President Harris marked the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The legislation signed into law on July 26, 1990 by President George H.W.…

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    Vice President Harris Meeting with Disabilities Advocates on Voting Rights

    Vice President Harris met with disabilities advocates to discuss voting rights.

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    Q&A with Nic Novicki

    Nic Novicki, an actor and founder and director of the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge, talked about the 2020 entries and the winning films. The winning films came from three…

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    Haben

    Disability rights attorney Haben Girma, a Harvard Law School graduate who has been deafblind since birth, talked about navigating in a sighted, hearing world. This program was part of the…

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    Haben

    Disability rights attorney Haben Girma, a Harvard Law School graduate who has been deafblind since birth, talked about navigating through a sighted, hearing world. She is the author of…

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    Such a Pretty Girl

    Nadina LaSpina, who contracted polio as a baby, talked about her book, Such a Pretty Girl: A Story of Struggle, Empowerment, and Disability Pride, on growing up with a disability and…

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    Disabled Workers and the Economy

    The Center for American Progress held a discussion to assess the economic challenges and opportunities for workers with disabilities. Following their discussion, panelists answered…

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    American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Trump Administration Policy Agenda

    Policy advocates talked about Trump administration’s policies in areas affecting transgender military service, people with disabilities and the criminal justice system. Sixth Circuit Court…

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    Voter Outreach Forum, Accessibility Forum

    The National Association of Secretaries of State held a series of conversations about voter outreach efforts. This portion of the forum featured a panel discussion about voting registration…

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    Equality for People with Disabilities Forum, Part 1

    Food Network Channel Host and Author Marc Summers was among the speakers at the RespectAbility USA forum on equality for people with disabilities. Mr. Summers talked about his challenges as…

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    Equality for People with Disabilities Forum, Part 2

    Panelists from media outlets and disability advocacy groups spoke at the RespectAbility USA forum on equality for hiring people with disabilities in the entertainment industry. During the…

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    Endrew F. v. Douglas City School District Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, which concerns the level of support public schools are required to give students with disabilities. In 1975…

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    Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, a case concerning whether a disabled girl who was prevented from using her service dog, Wonder, in school could…

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    Voters with Disabilities and Campaign, Part 6

    RespectAbility fellows talked about their experiences in interviewing presidential candidates about disability issues. The panelists also responded to questions from audience members. “Empowering…

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    Enabling Acts

    Lennard Davis talked about his book, Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest U.S. Minority Its Rights, about the impact of the Americans…

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    Americans with Disabilities in the Workplace

    Roger DeRose and Andrew Houtenville talked about a new survey of Americans with disabilities, their ability to work, and the challenges they face in the workplace.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    In the weekly Republican address Representatives Cathy McMorris-Rogers (R-WA), Pete Sessions (R-TX), and Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) talked about the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE)…

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    Voting Rights and Persons with Disabilities

    “More Power to More People: How the ADA and the CRPD are Expanding Political Rights” was a plenary session of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems' U.S. Election Program held…

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