Tell Your Senators to Uphold Disability Rights by Opposing the Nomination of Judge Kavanaugh Image

CIDNY joins AAPD and others in opposing the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Kavanaugh’s previous rulings and statements on health care, self-determination, employment, and education threaten the rights of all Americans with disabilities.

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law lists 10 Reasons People with Disabilities Should Oppose Judge …

Hands Off SNAP (again) Image

The House of Representatives won’t take the hint.
They Voted to Take Away SNAP and FAILED – thanks to you! Now they want to try again.
We did it once, we can do it again! Join Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY and other advocacy groups across the country for a National SNAP Call-In Day today, Wednesday, June 20th to …

Fight for Accessible Taxis: Tell Your State Senators to Oppose S.7833-A (Golden)/A.6201-A (Pichardo) Image

We are part of a coalition of disability rights groups that oppose S.7833-A and A.6201-A. This is a backdoor attempt to overturn a long-awaited New York City Taxi and Limousine (TLC) regulation intended to get wheelchair-accessible for-hire vehicles (FHV) on the road across New York City.
The TLC regulations these bills seek to do away with …