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The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities
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DREDF 11h
Census trivia: The 1st US Census was held in 1790. We're 1 year away from . Disabled people must be counted! We're at the Alameda County Complete Count Committee Kick Off mtg with many social justice, people of color, immigrant rights, health equity & other orgs today.
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DREDF 23h
These orgs need our support because , elderly people are still left behind when disasters hit. We need NOW. Links in the article tell how to take action.
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Monika Mitra Nov 11
Discussion of disability as a public health issue at panel with Sylvia Yee Jean Hall and Steve Kaye
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DREDF Nov 11
And when the election is over, as we search for ways to come together, to reconnect with one another and with the principles that are more enduring than transitory politics -- some of our best examples are the men and women we salute on Veterans Day." Pres, Barack Obama 11-11-16
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Tales From the Crip Nov 10
With Paradise and the surrounding area such a haven for people, the still-happening problems of missing medication, mobility equipment, shelter , etc, are urgent problems. is next. maps how systems can be set up for recovery.
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The Stream Nov 6
Replying to @ajplus @mmbilal and 21 others
"Disability is found in every race, every ethnicity, every sexual orientation, all genders, every income level, every political persuasion. If you're lucky to live long enough, odds are that one day you're going to be a member of the club," says .
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The Stream Nov 6
Replying to @ajplus @mmbilal and 21 others
"Once the right to vote is met with the means to vote, and I'm talking independently and privately, then Americans with disabilities will finally be able to flex our political muscle as a serious force to be reckoned with," says .
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The Stream Nov 6
Replying to @ajplus @mmbilal and 21 others
To speak about , , director of communications at joins us from California for our discussion.
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The Stream Nov 6
Replying to @ajplus @mmbilal and 21 others
"We literally have nothing else to lose, our lives are on the line here," says while discussing the significance of .
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The Stream Nov 6
Replying to @ajplus @mmbilal and 21 others
"It might not be in the headlines, but it's certainly in peoples minds," says ' when talking about the importance of health care to voters.
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Lawrence Carter-Long Nov 6
VOTING: 's spent much of 2018 getting more people to vote and ensuring booths are accessible. She's also created an open-access database of disabled office holders reports in
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The Family Cafe Nov 6
Just getting out of work? There's still time to ! Polls close at 7 pm in . As long as you're in line when polls close, you get to vote.
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DREDF Nov 6
DID YOU KNOW... 's has been tracking disabled candidates at the local, state, and national level in 2018 & 2019 elections. NCIL has compiled these candidates into an open database. Check out the list here:
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Intelligent Lives Documentary Nov 6
A interesting and hopeful read. Our outreach partners the National Council on Independent Living are to political candidates with disabilties. Thank you to and NCIL for your amazing work!
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Randall Oldenburg Nov 6
The ADA is a legal instrument. Voter's rights create disability rights.
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Lawrence Carter-Long Nov 6
MIDTERM ELECTION 2018: 's : "Elections matter for people with and their families. This year, there are specific stakes and reasons for all of us to vote, and do so consciously and thoughtfully as ."
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Alice Wong Nov 6
If you wanna know why I voted this midterm election, here's a short video (with captions):
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Andrew Pulrang Nov 6
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Andrew Pulrang Nov 6
This is where I will be going for the most part to check on results tonight. Feel free to share the sites you visit.
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Ruth 🗽 Nov 6
So...this is my polling place. There is a ramp to get into the building, but once you're in there? You HAVE to go up these steps. There was no signage directing folks who wouldn't be able climb them where to go/what to do.
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