Announcing the Recipients of the 2018 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is proud to offer the NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship thanks to the generous support of NBCUniversal.
The American Association of People with Disabilities Opposes the Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) opposes the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court based on his previous rulings as a DC Circuit Court Judge that have devalued the lives and liberty of people with disabilities. Judge Kavanaugh’s rulings and statements on health care, self-determination, employment, and education threaten the rights of all Americans with disabilities.
The American Association of People with Disabilities Celebrates landmark legislation Organization hosts Capitol Hill event with Ted Kennedy, Jr. to honor 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
WASHINGTON, DC—The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) will gather in the Gold Room of the Rayburn House Office Building on July 19th to recognize the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The event will reflect on the accomplishments of our community and look towards a future where the goals of the ADA are fully realized. The 2018 ADA Celebration will bring together the disability community with business and government leadership.
126 Major Businesses Rated “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”
Results from the annual Disability Equality Index reveal 126 companies truly prioritizing the inclusion of people with disabilities and honored as the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”. Participants – Fortune 1000 corporations and Am Law 100 – are leaders across twenty-five unique business sectors with a significant global presence of over 7.8 million employees.
AAPD Condemns Family Separation at the Border
The American Association of People with Disabilities stands with the disability, immigrant, and broader civil and human rights communities in condemning the Trump administration’s policy of family separation at the border.
REV UP Campaign Statement on the Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute Supreme Court Ruling
Earlier today, the US Supreme Court ruled in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute by a 5-4 decision to uphold the practices used by Ohio to remove voters from the state’s voter rolls. This voter suppression practice cancels the registration of voters who chose not to vote and who then fail to respond to a notice.