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 4oth anniversary today. It was presented by Speaker Corey Johnson, who thanked us for our advocacy by and for people with disabilities and said that the City “needs to do better” to reduce…
Yes We CAN: CIDNY Action Network Members Share Their Experiences, Featuring Elizabeth Melas Image
Elizabeth with other staff and advocates in Albany for Lobby Day.
For this series, students from Hunter College interviewed CIDNY Action Network members and staff about their work with us and what brought them to organizing. Author Nadia Guennouni is currently working towards her Masters in Mental Health Counseling. Elizabeth Melas was born and raised primarily in Greece as an American citizen living abroad, until she…
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We are launching our first crowdfunding campaign from May 10-June 10th! Please join us in raising money and awareness to support our Campaign for New Leaders. Together we can cultivate new disability organizers in NYC. Our goal is to raise $40,000 to fund: developing new organizers to work on reducing barriers for people with disabilities providing…
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