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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 …

Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities Image

These employers are making good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified people with disabilities. CIDNY is presenting this information for the benefit of New Yorkers with disabilities who are seeking jobs. We have not examined each opportunity or employer and will do our best to keep these listings current. Click here for opportunities …

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 came …

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 …

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