A Texas Tribune article about all of the candidates up for election in Texas.
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Last week the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced several settlement agreements, two of which involve people with disabilities.
Submitted to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution for a hearing "Examining Legislation to Promote the Effective Enforcement of the ADA’s Public Accommodation Provisions”
May 19th, 2016
FOR THE RECORD
Policy Statement of the National Council on Disability Regarding Amending the ADA to Require Notice
The Disability Integration Act (DIA) is civil rights legislation, introduced by Senator Schumer to address the fundamental issue that people who need Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) are forced into institutions and losing their basic civil rights.
Dallas - The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today announced that the Dallas Public Library is among 30 finalists for the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Services, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for community service.
“We are honored to be one of the finalists for this award,” said Dallas Public Library Director Jo Giudice. “As a public library, we are committed to providing high-quality services to all members of the community, including people experiencing homelessness.”
Case 4:15-cv-00224-YGR Document 67-2 Filed 01/25/16
The Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center, on behalf of itself, and Ann Cupolo Freeman, Ruthee Goldkorn, and Julie Reiskin, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated,
RLJ Lodging Trust, Inc.,
Case No. 15-cv-00224-YGR
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL PEOPLE WHO USE WHEELCHAIRS OR
SCOOTERS FOR MOBILITY WHO HAVE VISITED, OR WERE DETERRED FROM
The McKinney Housing Authority (MHA) will accept applications for the Public Housing waiting list through October 15, 2015.
Applications will be taken in the MHA office
Monday - Thursday * 7:30 am-5:30 pm
All applications must be received in the McKinney Housing Authority office by October 15, 2015. Walk in, fax, or mail the application to the following:
McKinney Housing Authority
Grand Prairie Housing will open the waiting list for the following program:
Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
8:00am Thursday, October 1, 2015 through 5:00pm Saturday, October 31, 2015
or the first 10,000 Applicants.
All times are Central Standard Time (CST)
Only Online Applications will be accepted
September is Suicide Prevention Month, and this week's WAM featured a Statement of Solidarity from Not Dead Yet that NCIL has signed on to. We hope that CILs will sign on individually as well, so that we can generate a large list of those who stand in solidarity with the values of suicide prevention.