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Category Archives: General

Disability Pride Week

Join us on Wednesday, June 14th from 11am-3pm to decorate a flag for the Disability Pride Parade which takes place on Saturday, June 17th. The event is free and optional lunch is $7– all profits benefit ADAPT.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week

On Friday, May 12th from 1-4pm, we will be hosting a Hurricane Preparedness session, put on by Deaf Hearing Communication Centre, Inc. It is open to Consumers and staff.

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Wheelchair Wash and Tune

United Spinal Philadelphia is hosting a Wheelchair Wash and Tune Come by from 1-3:30pm on June 3rd to get your wheelchair cleaned and polished. It will be at the: Moss Rehab Hospital: 60 Township Line Rd., Elkins Park, PA 19027 You … Continue reading

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PHL Airport Job Fair

Attention Consumers: Temple University’s Liacouras Center will be hosting a PHL Airport Job Fair on Tuesday, May 16th from 10am-3pm. Over 200 employers have businesses at the airport. Receive free assistance and tips regarding: Resume writing Interviews Career advice Computer … Continue reading

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Alerts

There is funding available for the Homelessness Prevention Program! Households at risk of losing their night-time residence and becoming homeless are eligible to receive assistance, see attachment for program eligibility requirements.  Households can visit the offices located at 5252 N. … Continue reading

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Senior Housing Applications

St. John Neumann Place, located at 2600 Moore Street, 19145 will be distributing applications to Seniors 62 and older on the following dates: Friday, May 5, 2017 10am to 3pm Thursday, May 18, 2017 10am to 1pm For more information call … Continue reading

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Healthcare and Medicaid Alert

Although the ACA replacement didn’t pass in March, the GOP could still destroy your services. Here’s what you need to know: Medicaid, which is an entitlement program, will remain an entitlement but this bill (AHCA) will change the funding for the … Continue reading

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Ride sharing a hit in Philly, but city’s disabled are still left behind

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

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PROTEST & SURVIVE

CALL TO ACTION PROTEST AND SURVIVE Me Before You is not a romance. It’s an insult to disabled people. “Our lives are not tragic or pitiful. This film is,” say disabled people the world over #LiveBoldly? We already do! #MeBeforeEuthanasia … Continue reading

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LET PHILLY RIDE COALTION’S DEMANDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2016 CONTACT: Matthew Clark, 215-880-0253 LET PHILLY RIDE COALTION’S DEMANDS Let Philly Ride Coalition applauds Councilman Bobby Henon and Councilwoman Helen Gym and for their support of state legislation that will force PPA to be … Continue reading

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