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Category Archives: Disability News

LHDC Awarded Grant by TD Bank Foundation!

Liberty Housing Development Corporation is proud to announce that it was awarded a grant by the TD Bank Foundation to begin a project focusing on affordable and accessible housing in Philadelphia! We are grateful to Leigh Jones of Sherick Project Management who worked on … Continue reading

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International Day for People with Disabilities Celebration

Join us here at Liberty Resources as we celebrate International Day for People with Disabilities, hosted by Independence EDGE Studio! It will be held in Wade Blank on the 2nd floor on Saturday, December 2nd from 6-10pm. Tickets are only $10 online … Continue reading

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Protest New Tax Bill

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Vote for ADAPT as Favorite Progressive Group

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.

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ADAPT Members Featured in Inquirer

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

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May and June Events

Liberty Resources, Inc. offers Consumers a variety of programs and events each month.  All events take place at LRI, 801 Arch Street, Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19107.  For more information about any activity listed, call LRI’s main number (215-634-2000) and … 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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Person-First Resolutions Adopted by PA General Assembly

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

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10 things you should know about social security benefits

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

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Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities program saved

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

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