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Please visit our web site often to stay informed on national issues and events affecting the disability community.

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

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

  ACTIVITIES
Rights Task Force
CCD rights letter to Senate HELP committee urging confirmation of Loretta Lynch for Attorney General
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Rights Task Force submits this letter urging the Judiciary Committee to vote for confirmation of Loretta Lynch as United States Attorney General.
(February 24,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD Letter to President re wellness programs and ADA
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) write to urge the Administration not to erode the workplace rights afforded by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it makes policy concerning employer-based wellness programs.
(February 12,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD testimony at Jan. 29 Senate hearing on Wellness programs within the Affordable Care Act.
Thank you for inviting me to testify concerning this important issue. My name is Jennifer Mathis. I serve as Director of Programs at the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, a national non-profit organization that works to promote equal opportunities for individuals with mental disabilities in all aspects of life through litigation, policy advocacy and training.
(January 29,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD rights letter to Senate HELP committee concerning wellness programs and ADA
We submit this letter on behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Rights Task Force for purposes of the HELP Committee hearing tomorrow concerning employer-based wellness programs.
(January 28,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
Rights Task Force Annual Report for 2014 Final
(January 12,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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