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Goodwill comic that includes a conversation between two people. The first person states "Can any handicapped person find help with Goodwill Industries?" and the other responds "Yes, Bill. Handicaps aren't limited to class, color, or religion. Neither are there racial nor religious bars to employment in any of our 101 enterprises.

Subminimum Wage: A Tale of Policy Failure and... Social Entrepreneurship?

Section 14(c) of the FLSA, which established subminimum wage, is a policy that ensures people with disabilities remain in poverty.

By Kate Caldwell

Published on November 21, 2023

Photo of Dan Fisher, a White man wearing a blue plaid shirt and standing in front of a fall background with leaves.

Giving Voice to People with Lived Experience of Mental Health Conditions

Dr. Daniel Fisher talks about the crucial need to allow people with mental health conditions to speak for themselves.

By Maddie Walsh

Published on September 11, 2023

A photo of Kathy Flaherty, who is taking a selfie in front of the U.S. Capitol building.

People with Psychiatric Disabilities Must Have Significant Input on Their Own Lives

Kathy Flaherty discusses the importance of centering the voices of people with lived experience of the mental health system.

By Maddie Walsh

Published on September 11, 2023

Greyscale photo of a person holding up a sign at the Black Lives Matter protest in Washington, DC on June 6, 2020. The sign is a drawing of George Floyd and reads “Justice for Floyd” and includes statements Floyd said before he was killed by police.

Police Violence Remains One of the Biggest Threats to the Lives of Disabled People

Disabled people of color are disproportionately impacted by police violence and police killings despite existence of the ADA.

By Jamelia Morgan

Published on August 9, 2023

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33 Years and Still So Much Work Must be Done: A Reflection on the ADA at 33

On July 26, 2023, the Americans with Disabilities Act turned 33, but disabled people still face exclusion and discrimination.

By Jordyn Jensen, Jamelia Morgan, and Nicholas Lawson

Published on July 27, 2023

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