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The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
820 First Street, NE, Ste. 740
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 567-3516 phone
(202) 408-9520 fax



The Rights Task Force advocates on a wide variety of matters involving the civil rights of individuals with disabilities. The Task Force's vision is driven by the four key goals for people with disabilities set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency. 

Updated: April 18, 2017


  • Dara Baldwin
    National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)
    202-408-9514 phone 
    202-408-9520 fax

  • Samantha Crane
    Autistic Self Advocacy Network
    202-596-1055 phone

  • Sandy Finucane
    Epilepsy Foundation
    301-459-3700 phone 
    301-731-3842 fax

  • Jennifer Mathis
    Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
    202-467-5730 phone 
    202-223-0409 fax

  • Mark Richert
    American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
    202-822-0833 phone 
    202-822-0838 fax

CCD Rights Task Force 2017 Priorities

CCD Rights TF 2017 Code of Participation

CCD Rights Task Force Addressing Poverty - Key Principles

Rights Task Force
Annual Report - Rights Task Force
(January 22,  2018)
Rights Task Force
CCD Letter Re: CCD Transportation and Rights TF – Support for the Air Carrier Access Amendments Act of 2017 (S. 1318)
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Transportation Task Force write to support the Air Carrier Access Amendments Act of 2017 (S. 1318). The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for Federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
(January 18,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
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