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The Talk: People with Disabilities Interacting with Law Enforcement

February 11, 2019

A recent conversation with a good friend of mine reminded me of just how important it is to talk about … Continue reading “The Talk: People with Disabilities Interacting with Law Enforcement”

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GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Explore Professionals’ Training Needs Around I/DD and Mental Health

February 11, 2019

The Arc of the Unites States is partnering with the Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) at the University … Continue reading “GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Explore Professionals’ Training Needs Around I/DD and Mental Health”

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People with Disabilities Deserve to See Ourselves in Movies and TV

February 4, 2019

Controversy surrounding the new movie “The Upside” is the most recent example of how much the disability community cares about being … Continue reading “People with Disabilities Deserve to See Ourselves in Movies and TV”

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Hate Crimes Escalate, We Continue to Shine Light on Anti-Disability Hate Crimes

February 4, 2019

The California and national hate-crime wave continues to grow, new research showed last week. Police in major American cities reported … Continue reading “Hate Crimes Escalate, We Continue to Shine Light on Anti-Disability Hate Crimes”

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IMPORTANT DATES – RALLY & CAPITOL HEARINGS

February 4, 2019

As we’ve reported, California’s intellectual and developmental community’s future is in peril and will leave thousands of people at risk unless the … Continue reading “IMPORTANT DATES – RALLY & CAPITOL HEARINGS”

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A Big Budget Win on Anti-Disability Hate Crimes

February 1, 2019

The 2019-20 Governor’s Budget includes one big win for the disability community and the civil rights groups in general: $797,000 …

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