June 2016

Meet the Attendees of the 2016 Roll on Capitol Hill

By | June 1st, 2016|

Meet four advocates who will be attending Roll On Capitol Hill to tell their stories and make their needs known to our legislators.

May 2016

Frustrated About Trying to Get Your Broken Wheelchair Fixed? You Are Not Alone.

By | May 19th, 2016|

When Gina Schuh couldn't get her broken wheelchair fixed, she wrote about it. And possibly set off a revolution.

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Gifts American Vet with Mobility Chair and Mission

By | May 11th, 2016|

Striving to remove barriers and advance equal rights and opportunity, Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities is on a mission to improve the lives of those [...]

Uber: Does the Transportation Revolution Include Us?

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft are revolutionizing the way we get around, but are they leaving riders with disabilities at the curb?

United Spinal: Leading the Transportation Fight

By | May 2nd, 2016|

For more than 30 years United Spinal Association has led the fight for affordable, accessible transportation, and today this includes holding Uber accountable to provide rides to all wheelchair users.

Eric Lipp and Open Doors Organizations: Training Uber

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Chicago-based nonprofit Open Doors Organization has trained Uber drivers on how to serve riders with disabilities in 10 cities nationwide.

United Spinal News

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Building a Network of Peer Mentors; Ramping Up To The 5th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill

Everyday Advocacy: Tweaking the ADA

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Some local advocates have made a proposal to our county council to adopt a new version of the symbol that appears in all of the accessible parking spaces in our community.

April 2016

Landmark Settlement Grants Disabled Immigrants Translation Services on New York Public Transportation.

By | April 28th, 2016|

Senior Staff Attorney Reena Arora, talks strategy with Legal Director Katie Rosenfeld. Whether they say hola, bonjour or konnichiwa, disabled immigrants can now [...]

Clinton and Sanders Confirm Support of Disability Integration Act

By | April 20th, 2016|

Although they may disagree on various foreign policy issues and argue about the future of climate change, Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders [...]

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