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🏠 Action Alert: Make HCBS a priority! #CareCantWait 🏠

For months, we’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 —...

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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 The outdated asset limits and benefits levels keep many people with disabilities in poverty, unable to afford to meet basic needs.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 all—you don’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 The outdated asset limits and benefits levels keep many people with disabilities in poverty, unable to afford to meet basic needs.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 FDA’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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