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The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
1825 K Street, NW, Ste. 1200
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 783-2229 phone
(202) 534-3731 fax
Email: Info@c-c-d.org

For information about the Social Security Task Force Public Education and Outreach Campaign,
please go to :
disabilityandsocialsecurity.org
 
 
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TASK FORCES
RIGHTS
 

Mission

The Rights Task Force focuses on civil rights and protections for people with disabilities, and for enforcement of rights provisions by federal agencies. Issues covered include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504, and protections secured through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Co-chairs

  • Dara Baldwin
    National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)
    202-408-9514 phone 
    202-408-9520 fax 
    dara.baldwin@ndrn.org

  • Samantha Crane
    Autistic Self Advocacy Network
    202-596-1055 phone 
    scrane@autisticadvocacy.org

  • Sandy Finucane
    Epilepsy Foundation
    301-459-3700 phone 
    301-731-3842 fax 
    afinucane@efa.org

  • Jennifer Mathis
    Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
    202-467-5730 phone 
    202-223-0409 fax 
    jenniferm@bazelon.org

  • Mark Richert
    American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
    202-822-0833 phone 
    202-822-0838 fax 
    mrichert@afb.net

CCD Rights Task Force Addressing Poverty - Key Principles

  ACTIVITIES
Rights Task Force
CCD Rights TF Letter of Opposition for the Election Commission Termination Act of 2017 – H.R. 634.
The Co-Chairs of the Rights Task Force of the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities urge you to oppose H.R.634, the Election Assistance Commission Termination Act of 2017 (EACTA). 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.
(February 6,  2017) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD Letter Opposing House CRA Resolution against Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) and our allies urge you to reject a Congressional Review Act (CRA) disapproval resolution of the 2016 Federal Acquisition Regulation rule designed to reduce employment discrimination against people with disabilities and veterans, including those with service-connected disabilities.
(February 1,  2017) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD Letter Opposing Senate CRA Resolution against Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) and our allies urge you to reject a Congressional Review Act (CRA) disapproval resolution of the 2016 Federal Acquisition Regulation rule designed to reduce employment discrimination against people with disabilities and veterans, including those with service-connected disabilities.
(February 1,  2017) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD Rights TF Letter of Support for the House CRA on the SSA NICS Rule
The Co-Chairs of the Rights Task Force of the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) urge you to support a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to disapprove the Final Rule issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA) on December 19, 2016, “Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.
(January 26,  2017) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD Rights TF Letter of Support for the Senate CRA on the SSA NICS Rule
The Co-Chairs of the Rights Task Force of the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) urge you to support a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to disapprove the Final Rule issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA) on December 19, 2016, “Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.
(January 26,  2017) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD Rights Task Force Annual Report 2016
(January 10,  2017) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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