From the Editor
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UPDATE ON ADAPT AND HUD.
"Saw "Euthanasia Blues" on YouTube.Com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Mwj8TUrbWg
UPDATE ON POLITICAL CANDIDATES. Click here.
ADAPT: "NO MORE EXCUSES"
(Note: Mike Ervin is a member of Americans Disabled for Attendant Programs Today, a group that works for the civil rights of people with disabilities. This is his account of a recent "action" in Washington, D.C.)
with Kristen Cox
When Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich Jr. announced in late June that his running mate for lieutenant governor in the November election would be Kristen Cox, news spread rapidly throughout the disability-rights community. The announcement made Cox, Maryland's secretary of the Department of Disabilities, the first blind woman ever tapped for that office. Click here for Cox
JAMES C. DICKSON: DONT MOURN: ORGANIZE!
James C. Jim Dickson, head of the American Association of People with Disabilities Disability Vote Project, is a man on a mission. Dickson, who is blind, not only works to make the world more just, but he organizes oppressed communities, including the disability community, so that they, too, can work for justice. Click here for Voting
Vote: VOTE: YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT!
Last month, my friend Penny, accompanied by her guide dog Tess,
entered her polling place to vote in the Maryland primary. Said a poll worker
when he saw Penny: Were so glad youre here! We were afraid
you werent coming! Why was the Montgomery Village election official
so excited to see her?
DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH: By Deborah
Do You VOTE?
By Cliff Perez
Forty Years Olde.Americas Own Forty Year War
MANAGEMENT By Ron House, Ph. D.
Mangement Training Calendar ANNOUNCEMENT OF TRAINING COURSES FOR ILCs
By Kimberly White
Follows the Person : NYS Project By Susan Cohen
in the Movies By Mike Reynolds
Getting Clean From
Old Attitudes By Leslie Underwood
News Roundout News
highlights for Sept 2006
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