Over 90 Civil Rights Organizations Urge House and Senate Leadership to Address the Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Relief Package

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and 92 disability and allied organizations have joined together to urge House and Senate leadership that the third COVID-19 relief package should address the needs of people with disabilities and their allies.

AAPD Announces the Launch of the AAPD Alumni Network

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF) are pleased to announce the launch of the AAPD Alumni Network.

Announcing the 2020 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Emerging Leader Award Recipients

AAPD is proud to recognize Tara Ahern and Sneha Dave as the recipients of the 2020 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Emerging Leader Awards.

SUPREME COURT RULING ON PUBLIC CHARGE WILL HARM THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY

The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to allow the Trump administration’s discriminatory public charge rule to go into effect. Following the ruling, the American Association of People with Disabilities issued the following statement from President and CEO Maria Town.

American Association of People with Disabilities Partners with Comcast To Help Close the Digital Divide

Comcast has partnered with AAPD to help address the digital divide for low-income Americans with disabilities through the Internet Essentials program.

Elected for Inclusion: A Presidential Forum on Disability Issues

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and REV UP Texas are proud to announce Elected for Inclusion, our national nonpartisan Presidential forum on disability issues. The forum will take place on January 13, 2020 in Austin, Texas

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