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The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
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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
Employment and Training Task Force
Support letter for Transition to Independence Act, HR 5903 - McMorris Rodgers
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Employment and Training Task Force commend you for introducing the Transition to Independence Act, HR 5903.
(September 28,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Employment and Training Task Force
Support letter for Transition to Independence Act, HR 5903 - Van-Hollen
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Employment and Training Task Force commend you for introducing the Transition to Independence Act, HR 5903.
(September 28,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
CCD Comments on AFFH - Local Government Assessment Tool-Information Collection Renewal
Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the proposed “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Local Government Assessment Tool-Information Collection Renewal: Solicitation of Comment 30-Day Notice Under Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995”, Vol. 81, Federal Register No. 163, Docket No. FR-57601-N-10-B (August 23, 2016).
(September 22,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Education Task Force
CCD Comments to NPRM Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), 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, appreciates the opportunity to respond to the proposed regulations for selected programs under title I, part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, now known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
(September 14,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Education Task Force
CCD Response to NPRM Assessment Regs
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), 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, appreciates the opportunity to respond to the proposed regulations for selected programs under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, now known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
(September 14,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Veterans and Military Families Task Force
CCD Veterans and Military Families Task Force Support Letter for HR 5128
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Task Force on Veterans and Military Families write in support of H.R. 5128, the “Protection and Advocacy for Veterans Act”.
(September 9,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Veterans and Military Families Task Force
CCD Veterans and Military Families Task Force Support Letter for S 3141
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Task Force on Veterans and Military Families write in support of S. 3141, the “Protection and Advocacy for Veterans Act”.
(September 9,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Technology and Telecommunication Task Force
CCD Letter on Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Technology and Telecommunications Task Force appreciates the opportunity to respond to the proposed regulations for selected programs under Title I, part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, now known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
(September 9,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Technology and Telecommunication Task Force
CCD Assessements ESSA Letter 2016
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Technology and Telecommunications Task Force is pleased to provide the following comments to the Department of Education regarding the proposed rule implementing programs under Title I of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
(September 2,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Housing Task Force
CCD Housing TF Census 2020 Residence Comments
As Co-Chairs of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Housing and Rights Task Forces (CCD Housing Task Force) we are pleased to provide comments on behalf of the Task Forces to the Notice of Proposed Rule Making, “2020 Census Residence Rule and Residence Situations” (81 Fed. Reg. 42577; Docket No. 160526465-6465-01).
(September 1,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Rights Task Force
CCD Action Alert to oppose H.R. 3765 ADA Education and Reform Act of 2015
The ADA is once again under attack by another “Notification” bill. The House Judiciary Committee passed this bill 15 –6 which puts up major barriers to people enforcing ADA rights. It is important for all members of Congress to hear from people with disabilities that weakening the ADA is unacceptable!
(September 1,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Social Security Task Force
CCD SSA NPRM Establishing Program Uniformity at the Hearing and Appeals Council Levels of the Administrative Appeals Council
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Social Security Task Force are pleased to submit the following comments regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published on July 12, 2016 (81 Fed. Reg. 45079, Docket No. SSA-2014-0052).
(August 26,  2016) - 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.
 
Developmental Disabilities, Autism and Family Support
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