REV UP Kicks Off National Disability Voter Registration Week Today
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) will host the 5th annual National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW), from September 13-20, 2021. Throughout the week, over 100 national, state, and local organizations and advocates will be hosting events, town halls, and other initiatives to build the power of the disability vote.
AAPD Responds to Reports that Funding for Home and Community-Based Services May Be Substantially Reduced in Upcoming Budget Reconciliation
The American Association of People with Disabilities strongly urges Congress to commit to the largest amount of HCBS funding possible.
2021 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship Recipients
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is proud to announce the eight recipients of the 2021 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship.
AAPD Celebrates the Passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act in the House
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) celebrates the passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R.4) in the U.S. House of Representatives and urges the Senate to follow.
AAPD Urges Strong Support for Home and Community Based Services in Upcoming Budget Reconciliation Process
AAPD urges Congress to commit the full HCBS investment of $400 billion that was promised in the American Jobs Plan.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Creates Paths to Progress for Disability Community
The Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. If passed in the House of Representatives, this bill will create historic levels of investment in our national infrastructure and promote an equitable economic recovery that will improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.