Disability Rights Organizations Join the National John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Action Day

After months of delays and months of coordinated advocacy from the disability community, last night Congress passed another coronavirus relief bill which does not address critical needs of disabled people, our families, and our service providers. Our community is hurting. Our community is dying.

Advocates for People with Disabilities, Chronic Conditions and Older Adults Request Policymakers Reject Health Policies That Discriminate

After months of delays and months of coordinated advocacy from the disability community, last night Congress passed another coronavirus relief bill which does not address critical needs of disabled people, our families, and our service providers. Our community is hurting. Our community is dying.

AAPD Statement in Solidarity with Asian American Communities

AAPD condemns violence and marginalization towards Asian and Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, and AAPD joins many others in solidarity with the Asian community across the country.

Passage of the American Rescue Plan Marks Victory for Disability Community

One year after the COVID-19 pandemic began, Congress has passed and the President has signed into law a critical pandemic relief package with funding that will specifically benefit people with disabilities and help our communities survive.

AAPD and New America Publish Storybook on Disability in the Age of Covid-19

AAPD and New America conducted interviews with disability advocates, captured their experiences during Covid-19, and published a storybook. 

Announcing the 2021 Paul G. Hearne Emerging Leader Award Recipients

AAPD is proud to recognize Elijah Armstrong and Noor Pervez as the recipients of the 2021 Paul G. Hearne Emerging Leader Awards.

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