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Category Archives: Advocacy Update
The Mayor’s Task Force on Eviction Prevention and Response wants to get your input before writing recommendations to the City. A listening group for community members who have experienced eviction or were forced to move will be held Thursday, January … Continue reading
Vote for National ADAPT as your favorite Progressive Group on CREDO Mobile’s website: https://www.credodonations.com/dxlp?pc=111111&page=home&utm_source=&utm_medium=&utm_campaign=&utm_content With your help, ADAPT can be awarded money from CREDO, which gives more than $150,000 each month to three progressive groups.
ATTENTION: Senator Casey will host a Healthcare Press Conference at City Hall tomorrow (7/7) at 10am. It will be in the Mayor’s Reception Room due to the weather. You must RSVP by contacting: to email@example.com or call 202-228-6367. Casey On … Continue reading
Adrianne Gunter has Multiple Sclerosis and relies on PA’s Medicaid expansion signed by Governor Tom Wolf under the Affordable Care Act. She attends TuesdayswithToomey, where she shares her story to encourage people to continue the fight to #ProtectOurCare! Liam Dougherty … Continue reading
LRI’s very own Liam Dougherty shared his experiences of what it’s like trying to hailing a ride with a disability, reminding everyone that disability rights are civil rights! Important legislation is to be voted on TODAY in the PA House. Please call … Continue reading
Both the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives have unanimously passed Resolutions for person-first language for people with disabilities! These Resolutions urge the Commonwealth to use respectful and positive language about people with disabilities. These Resolutions are the first of … Continue reading
The federal government website Disability.gov has information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. In the February issue, visitors can explore resources covering 10 main topics, including housing, employment and healthcare for individuals receiving social security benefits. Click on … Continue reading
PECO is offering new energy-efficient refrigerators to its income eligible consumers. To qualify: You must be the PECO residential electric customer who pays the electric bill Your income must be at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)* … Continue reading
The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (the Department) has announced that it will not end the Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities program, also known as MAWD. The Department had originally proposed to end this important Medicaid program on January 1, … Continue reading