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Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 2:31 PM EDT
How the disability and LGBTQ+ communitites can find strength in working together, and how the common ground between the two communities has impacted Dylan Orr's life and career.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 12:45 PM EDT
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Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 4:09 PM EDT
Last week the White House Office of Public Engagement hosted a disability issues oriented event as part of our observance of National African American History Month under this year’s theme of Civil Rights in America.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 4:58 PM EDT
The Obama administration has worked to create more opportunities for people with disabilities and older adults to access the benefits of community living -- like living in a place of their own choosing with people they care about, having a job, and participating in community life.
Posted byon December 31, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
Secretary Perez on our efforts with state and local governments, business leaders, workforce professionals and others to tap the pool of talent represented by people with disabilities.
Observing the 50th Anniversary of Developmental Disability Act and National Disability Employment Awareness MonthPosted byon November 21, 2013 at 7:20 PM EDT
Last week, the White House hosted a celebration for the 50th Anniversary of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act)
Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 3:38 PM EDT
On Thursday, December 12, from 3:00-4:00 PM ET, please join us for a conference call and webinar on Recognizing and Addressing the Needs of AAPIs with Disabilities with the Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living (ACL) and Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC).
Posted byon November 14, 2013 at 6:31 PM EDT
On Friday, November 15, the White House will host an observance of the 50th Anniversary of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, signed into law by President Kennedy in 1963.
Ratification of the Disabilities Treaty: An Opportunity To Reinforce U.S. Leadership on Disability RightsPosted byon November 5, 2013 at 1:20 PM EDT
By ratifying the Disabilities Treaty, the United States can carry forward its strong leadership on these issues, breaking down barriers, and making a real difference for the one billion people living with a disability, many of whom too often face discrimination, inequality, abuse, or neglect.