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Category Archives: Independent Living Services

APRIL 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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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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Did you know you could qualify for a new refrigerator from PECO?

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

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Taste of Independence – tickets on sale now!!

Please join Liberty Resources on October 29th for our Taste of Independence celebration.  The event will honor those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to helping Liberty Resources further the Independent Living Movement.  Click on the link to purchase tickets and find out … Continue reading

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Voter Registration Services Available at LRI

On Wednesday, September 24 from 11-2pm, Voter Registration services will be available at LRI located at 714 Market Street.  In addition, an accessible voting booth will be on site for individuals wishing to receive instruction on how to use the … Continue reading

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Governor Corbett Announces Elimination of Current Act 150 Waiting List

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today announced his 2014-15 budget will deliver $7.2 million to provide home and community-based services for Pennsylvania adults with physical disabilities currently on the Act 150 waiting list, eliminating it entirely.  In 1987, the Attendant … Continue reading

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Philadelphia to add 45 disabled-accessible cabs

After years of lobbying for more cabs that can handle wheelchairs, disabled people and their advocates Thursday got their wish: The Philadelphia Parking Authority will issue 45 taxi medallions for wheelchair-accessible vehicles by the end of the year.   To read … Continue reading

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Bipartisan bill to benefit job training for persons with disabilities

Congress is on the verge of updating our nation’s workforce development and job training system for the first time since 1998. On June 25, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (H.R. 803). The bill revises … Continue reading

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LRI Testifies at Senate Hearing On Community Integration

Today, LRI’s Nursing Home Transition Administrator, Norma Robertson-Debrowski will testify before a U.S. Senate hearing to mark the 15th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling on Olmstead vs. L.C.  The goal of the hearings is to emphasize the need for … Continue reading

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Are All Candidates For PA Governor Guilty Of Marginalizing The Disabled and Elderly?

What happens if you host a governor candidates forum and no one shows? Even though some said they would? For the Disability Voting Coalition of Pennsylvania and Liberty Resources, an independent living center in Philadelphia, it’s a cold dose of … Continue reading

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