CIDNY Receives 40th Anniversary Proclamation from NYC Council Image
NYC council members presenting representatives of CIDNY with a proclamation.
The Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY for short) was honored with a proclamation from NYC Council for our 40th anniversary today. It was presented by Speaker Corey Johnson, who thanked us for our advocacy by and for people with disabilities. He said that the City “needs to do better” to reduce…
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…
Show Love for People with Disabilities: No on HR 620 Image
This Valentine’s Day, show some love for people with disabilities by speaking out against HR 620.  Please take a moment to call and tweet our Representatives TODAY and TOMORROW. Urge them to vote NO on HR 620, a bill that would turn back the clock on the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is especially important…
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