November 2016

NYC Police Stations Sued Over Accessibility

By | November 21st, 2016|

More than half of New York City's 77 police stations are not accessible, according to an Oct. 17 federal lawsuit filed by the nonprofit organizations [...]

October 2016

Financial Inclusion Summit Grapples with Unbanked and Underbanked People with Disabilities

By | October 31st, 2016|

Bankers, stakeholders, policymakers and people with disabilities met in Seattle to discuss how to engage more people with disabilities in the banking process at the [...]

Clinton, Trump Respond to RevUp Presidential Survey

By | October 28th, 2016|

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both responded to REV UP's presidential survey, which asks questions about each candidate's approach to disability issues and concerns.

Uber Sued by Access Living for Lack of Wheelchair Access

By | October 18th, 2016|

Saying it has run out of patience waiting for Uber to serve wheelchair users, Chicago-based Access Living filed a lawsuit against the ride-share giant on Oct. 13.

Wheeling into Politics

By | October 3rd, 2016|

It's not easy to run for office, but these three wheelchair users have done so successfully. Here are their experiences, tips and strategies.

September 2016

Did We Only Take from the Civil Rights Movement?

By | September 23rd, 2016|

Theo Braddy's challenge to disability rights leaders: Fight discrimination and oppression in all its forms, and pursue civil rights for everyone.

August 2016

7 Hard-Core Parking Abuse Strategies

By | August 18th, 2016|

What will it take to get nondisabled drivers to stop parking in accessible spots? Here are seven hard-core parking abuse strategies wheelchair users have employed [...]

Project Value Asserts Disability is Not Worse than Death

By | August 10th, 2016|

A group is out to testify that there's so much more to life with a disability than one of “suffering that could last decades”.

July 2016

DNC Changes Platform to Include Long Term Care

By | July 23rd, 2016|

After being left out initially, community integration, including a right to long term care services, was added to the platform of the Democrat National Convention [...]

June 2016

Gaylord Resort Apologizes for Employee Calling Amy Van Dyken a “Cripple”

By | June 10th, 2016|

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, has swiftly apologized to ex-Olympian Amy Van Dyken for its employee, a hotel security officer named [...]

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