In the News

Jun 8 2016
Election Information

A Texas Tribune article about all of the candidates up for election in Texas.

Jun 8 2016
People with Disabilities Win Employment Settlements

Last week the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced several settlement agreements, two of which involve people with disabilities.

May 19 2016

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 


Policy Statement of the National Council on Disability Regarding Amending the ADA to Require Notice 

May 18 2016

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare provides quality, accessible, and comprehensive mental health care to veterans and their families at no cost. Services are available to any person who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role or discharge status.

Feb 25 2016

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.

Feb 24 2016

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.”

Feb 8 2016

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



Sep 24 2015

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

Sep 17 2015

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

Aug 27 2015

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.