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New Report: “Examining How Crisis Standards of Care May Lead to Intersectional Discrimination During COVID-19”

On February 11, 2021, ASAN, as part of a national coalition of civil rights groups and legal scholars, released a new report: “Examining How Crisis Standards of Care May Lead to Intersectional Medical Discrimination Against COVID-19 Patients.” Crisis standards of care are used to decide who should receive priority...

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Job Opening: Programs & Communications Associate

The Programs & Communications Associate provides support to ASAN’s Operations team in event planning and in social media and communications. They will work closely with ASAN’s Programs Manager and Community Engagement Coordinator. The job is a salaried position paying $50,000/year with comprehensive health insurance and three weeks of paid...

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Find your local Day of Mourning vigil site

In the past five years, over 700 people with disabilities have been murdered by their parents, relatives or caregivers. On Monday March 1st, the disability community will gather across the nation to remember these disabled victims of filicide – disabled people murdered by their family members or caregivers. In...

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Your vote counts! Here’s how and why to make your voice heard

As Imani Barbarin puts it, “Why is it important for people with disabilities to vote? Because we’re voters and policies affect us.” Everything from education funding to curb cuts to health care is affected by public policies. Voting on November 3rd allows us to make a difference in our...

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