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๐Ÿ  Action Alert: Make HCBS a priority! #CareCantWait ๐Ÿ 

For months, weโ€™ve been calling on Congress to pass a COVID-19 relief bill that includes robust funding for home- and community-based services (HCBS). During the COVID-19 pandemic, community services are more crucial than ever. Underfunding HCBS can leave people with disabilities on years-long waiting lists for vital services โ€”...

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Action Alert: Tell Congress to update SSI!

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program is in dire need of an update. The outdated asset limits and benefits levels keep many people with disabilities in poverty, unable to afford to meet basic needs. Congress can fix this in the next COVID relief package. Contact them with our email...

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Your voice is needed for Action August!

This month is Action August! There are so many important issues you can take action on this month, and best of allโ€”you donโ€™t have to make a single phone call! Read on to learn about all of the opportunities for advocacy during Action August. #StopTheShock All of us were...

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Tell Congress to update SSI!

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program is in dire need of an update. The outdated asset limits and benefits levels keep many people with disabilities in poverty, unable to afford to meet basic needs. Congress can fix this in the next COVID relief package. Contact them with our email...

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Action Alert: grassroots efforts to #StopTheShock

All of us were stunned and outraged when earlier this month, a federal appeals court overturned the FDAโ€™s ban on electric shock devices used at the Judge Rotenberg Center. As long as the residents of the JRC, most of whom are disabled people of color, are in danger, our...

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Action Alert: HCBS at risk โ€” call and email NOW to save critical community services!

Over the last few weeks, weโ€™ve been calling on our Senators to protect the disability community and pass a COVID-19 relief bill that includes emergency funding for home- and community-based services (HCBS). Now, we are hearing that the upcoming Senate bill will not include funding for HCBS. This is...

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Action Alert: HCBS at risk โ€” call and email NOW to save critical community services!

Over the last few weeks, weโ€™ve been calling on our Senators to protect the disability community and pass a COVID-19 relief bill that includes emergency funding for home- and community-based services (HCBS). Now, we are hearing that the upcoming Senate bill will not include funding for HCBS. This is...

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Action Alert: Disability Policy Call-ins on COVID Relief and Police Violence

Thirty years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are still struggling to build a world in which all people with disabilities can live safely and freely in our communities. Some of our community members are facing dangerous losses to their home- and community-based services, leaving...

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Action Alert: Tell your Senators to support emergency funding for HCBS!

UPDATE: Call-ins are temporarily cancelled and will resume shortly. Coping with a global pandemic is hard enough without losing access to the services that keep us independent and in the community. Some of our community members are facing dangerous losses to their home- and community-based services. These are vital...

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