This week: We recognize the passing of Congressman John Lewis, AND COVID-19 and its effects on diverse communities AND we Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act!
Sunday July 26th marks the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. There are events and celebrations taking place across the country — many of them virtually. Here is a short list of some of the events you can participate in this weekend and recognize the landmark civil rights legislation supporting inclusion for all Americans.
This week: Why is Coronavirus different for Black people? One of the most important films about disability is on Netflix and you can watch it right now, Ed Roberts and how he changed the world as we know it, what we’re learning about aging from animals AND why is Coronavirus different for Black people? PLUS three artists release social distance anthems AND all in this week’s What We’re Reading!
This week we celebrate International Women’s Day and recognize the lifelong advocacy and fortitude of Judith Heumann. PLUS Corona Virus and its affect on nursing homes and older Americans AND the FDA Finally bans shock treatment for people with disabilities in this week’s What We’re Reading!
Crip Camp kills at Sundance, The Hill Highlights states that are doing disability employment right, and the NYPD hires an officer whose first language is ASL, and the Grammys — as the Nation mourns Kobe Bryant – in this week’s What We’re Reading. .