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Redefining the role of government as it affects the lives of people with disabilities.


From the Desk of the Executive Director

Greetings!

The focus of my editorial this week is about the latest news on the Affordable Care Act.

We also have a couple of items about dental services.

We are still seeking a Director of Operations. We always need items for our calendar section. Please send them our way.

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What We're Fighting For: DPC FY' 19 Legislative Priorities

1. Increase funding for The Alternative Housing Voucher Program (AHVP): line Item 7004- 9030 to $7.7 million.

2. Support S 1379 & H 2964 - An Act Relative to the Architectural Access Board. 

3. Support S 1169 & H 2474 - Expand Access to Dental Care in Massachusetts.


It’s our aim to fight the discrimination that blocks the rights of people with disabilities.


What we offer... 

  • Legislative advocacy training

  • Legislative alert service (email and by phone) 

  • Lobbying leadership

  • Information on important issues affecting you

  • Holding public officials accountable for enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act

We're Also Fighting for... 

  • Accessible polling places.

  • The rights of people with lived experiences of psychiatric diagnoses, trauma, and or addictions.

  • Services and support for adults who develop a disability, such as MS, hearing loss, blindness and more. 

  • Sustainable jobs that lead to real careers and economic independence. 

  • Better community based services, so people with disabilities don't have to live in nursing homes. 

  • Training of personal care assistants to be ready to serve in an emergency. 


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