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For information about the Social Security Task Force Public Education and Outreach Campaign,
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The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities is a coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations working together to advocate for national public policy that ensures the self determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
 
WHAT'S NEW AT CCD
Social Security Task Force
Recommendations to Improve SSDI Program
These comments are submitted by the undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Social Security Task Force. CCD is a consortium of national consumer, advocacy, provider and professional organizations headquartered in Washington, D.C.
(September 1,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Education Task Force
CCD Thank You letter to Secretary Arne Duncan; U.S. Department of Education
On behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Education Task Force (CCD), we write to thank you for issuing the final Rule to end the use of the Alternate Assessment on Modified Academic Achievement Standards (AA-MAS).
(August 25,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD Rights comment on NQF interim report on HCBS
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Rights Task Force submits this comment in response to NQF’s solicitation of feedback on its interim report concerning the need for a framework to measure the gaps in home and community-based services to enhance the quality of community living.
(August 17,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Housing Task Force
Re: Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Assessment Tool No. FR–5173-N-05
Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Assessment Tool, Vol. 80, Federal Register No. 136 (July 16, 2015). Please accept this letter as the comments of the Co-Chairs of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Housing Task Force and the CCD Rights Task Force.
(August 17,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Housing Task Force
Comment on Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program
Thank you for the opportunity to comment on Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program, Solicitation of Comment on Specific Issues, Vol. 80, Federal Register No. 106 (June 3, 2015). Please accept this letter as the comments of the Co-Chairs of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Housing Task Force.
(August 3,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
Thank you letter to members of Congress who raised concerns about EEOC's proposed rule applying the ADA to workplace wellness programs
We write on behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Rights Task Force to express our gratitude for the letter that you sent to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission raising civil rights concerns in response to the EEOC’s proposed rule applying the ADA to workplace wellness programs.
(July 31,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Long Term Services and Supports Task Force
The Health and Long Term Supports and Services Task Forces of CCD provided comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from CMS on Medicaid managed care
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Health and Long Term Services and Supports Task Forces (hereafter referred to as CCD) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the proposed managed care rule.
(July 27,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Social Security Task Force
CCD WM on work opportunities for SSDI beneficiaries
Chairman Ryan, Ranking Member Levin, and Members of the Committee, the undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Social Security Task Force submit this Statement for the Record for the July 9, 2015 hearing on “Promoting Work Opportunities for Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries.”
(July 24,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Social Security Task Force
CCD SSTF Statement on Proposed Social Security, SSI Offset for Surface Transportation Bill
Washington, DC – Today, the Co-Chairs of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Social Security Task Force released the following statement in response to the inclusion of a Senate proposal to partially pay for legislation to reauthorize surface transportation programs by cutting Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits:
(July 22,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Social Security Task Force
2015 Trustees Report CCD SSTF Statement
Washington, DC – Today, the Social Security Trustees released their annual report on the current and projected financial status of the Social Security trust funds. The 2015 Trustees Report highlights that our Social Security system continues to operate well for the American people.
(July 22,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Social Security Task Force
2015 Trustees Report CCD SSTF Talking Points
The most important take-away from the 2015 Social Security Trustees Report is that our Social Security system continues to work, and work well, for the American people. No institution does more to protect the financial security and dignity of Americans in retirement, in disability, or when a worker dies and is survived by their young children and spouse.
(July 22,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Social Security Task Force
CCD SSTF Co-Chairs Letter
As Co-Chairs of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Social Security Task Force, we write to express the Task Force’s strong opposition to enacting legislation that cuts Social Security, including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to offset the costs of unrelated programs in the surface transportation reauthorization bill.
(July 16,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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Members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities address a broad range of issues. Most of the public policy work is carried out by task forces. Click on the links below to get information on the activities of any individual task force or to contact co-chairs by email.
 
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