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  • Day In Washington
    2016 03 2 BlackHistoryMonth Kathy D Woods final mp3 Although originally posted for Black History Month February Kathy D Woods is great for Women s History Month March as well Black Disability Making History Kathy D Woods Designer Read more Podcasts Quotable DIW Podcast Cathay Williams Female Buffalo Soldier by Day Al Mohamed February 4 2016 Reposted from www leadonnetwork com wordpress This is a Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast Audio File http dayinwashington com wp content uploads 2016 03 1 BlackHistoryMonth Cathay Williams final mp3 Although originally posted for Black History Month February Cathay Williams is great for Women s History Month March as well Cathay Williams September 1844 1892 On Read more health rights DIW Podcast The President s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health by Day Al Mohamed January 8 2016 This is a Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast Audio File http dayinwashington com wp content uploads 2016 04 Executive Order on Gun Violence and 2 mp3 The President s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health Hello and welcome to Day in Washington your disability policy podcast I m your host Day Al Mohamed working to make sure you stay informed Today Read more Employment Sheltered Workshops Disability Employment in Canada and the USA and a few thoughts about Integrated Employment by Day Al Mohamed November 30 2015 Helena Jaczek Canada s Minister of Community and Social Services recently promised to end the sheltered workshop model The focus is looking at restrictions on contracts made with providers and employment training centers some who may be sheltered workshops and some who Read more Page 1 of 40 1 2 3 40 About Day in Washington is a nationally syndicated disability policy blog podcast This site offers information and analysis of disability policy

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  • Announcements | Day In Washington
    We hope to get the situation taken care of promptly Read more ADA Anniversary Links from Around the Web by Day Al Mohamed July 27 2011 Comments Off on ADA Anniversary Links from Around the Web Please note that inclusion of any specific article or blog post does not necessarily indicate endorsement by Day in Washingtion of any statements or opinions therein 2011 ADA Address by Kathy Martinez Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Read more Celebrating the ADA at Home and Abroad Special Advisor Judy Heumann State Department by Day Al Mohamed July 26 2011 Comments Off on Celebrating the ADA at Home and Abroad Special Advisor Judy Heumann State Department Article Excerpt from Disability gov blog post by Judith Heumann Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Department of State Twenty one years ago the United States became the first country to adopt national civil rights legislation unequivocally banning discrimination against people with Read more Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA by Day Al Mohamed July 26 2011 Comments Off on Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Today I join my fellow Americans in celebrating the anniversary of the passage of a great civil rights achievement the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA As Read more Americans with Disabilities Act 21 years later by Senator Tom Harkin by Day Al Mohamed July 26 2011 Comments Off on Americans with Disabilities Act 21 years later by Senator Tom Harkin Article excerpt from The Hill s Congress Blog link below Today we mark the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act landmark bipartisan legislation that has played a huge role in making our country more accessible

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  • rights | Day In Washington
    man dies it is a tragedy When a community speaks out and is forcefully silenced it is a tragedy When the nation responds not with immediate anger at the injustice or calls for action but instead with platitudes and calls for calm it is a tragedy Teargas and less leathal weapons because none are truly non lethal no fly zones and martial law Detaining press preventing people from assembling peacefully This is not the America that many of us know the land of the free and home of the brave The land where a rag tag group of rebels overthrew the great British empire Where abolitionists took the nation to war to ensure freedom Where civil rights was a movement that helped a nation grow up and truly envision that promised equality We glorify our rebels and protestors of history and yet today we call them potential threats to safety and dangerous We criminalize and dehumanize them No it isn t the Missouri I knew But in truth it is the Missouri that was likely always there It was always there and most of us most of us choose to pretend that the inequities in our communities and neighborhoods don t exist To the President to Governor Jay Nixon to legislators and policymakers I say This isn t a politically expedient issue It was the issue of expediency that in part caused the tangled ugly events of this week Matters of race and disparity and inequality and injustice aren t expedient and they deserve more than recognition of it as the heartbreak of a single family This is more than the initial incident the death of Michael Brown But to speak of it only as a single heartbreak is to invalidate the feelings of fear and anger of an entire community Their response tells us about the heartbreak of a community It tells us about the feelings of helplessness in the face of perceived injustice and of the oppression protest This is a community who didn t trust and didn t have faith in the system This is a community that saw no other way Mr President Governor Jay Nixon legislators and policymakers this is about responsibility and accountability This is a failure of the system YOU represent The system failed It failed Michael Brown It failed Eric Garner 43 who had asthma was pulled to the sidewalk onto his chest and restrained in a chokehold by an officer a chokehold that killed him It failed Ethan Saylor 26 who had Down syndrome went to see a movie and when he refused to leave was wrestled to the floor by deputies held down and handcuffed with such force that he suffered a fracture in his throat cartilage that killed him It failed Keith Vidal 18 who had schizophrenia was tasered then shot and killed when his family called law enforcement for help calming their son down In many ways the disability community has much in common with the African American

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  • health | Day In Washington
    heavily on my mind and heart And just like everyone else I find myself at loose ends in Read more Quotable Claire Roy on Growth Attenuation disability by Day Al Mohamed April 30 2012 Comments Off on Quotable Claire Roy on Growth Attenuation disability Read more Disability News Update February 20 26 2012 by Patrick Cokley February 26 2012 Comments Off on Disability News Update February 20 26 2012 Employment USDA Expands Farming for Disabled Americans Western Farm Press February 22 2012 Responding to the needs of a growing population of farmers and ranchers living with a disability the USDA awarded 23 grants to organizations to help thousands Read more Disability News Update February 13 2012 by Patrick Cokley February 13 2012 Comments Off on Disability News Update February 13 2012 The Disability News Update is coordinated by the Lead On Update The get weekly updates of disability happenings or to search by category visit the Lead On Update at www leadonupdate wordpress com Upcoming Events February 13 March 9 2012 Foundations of Read more Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA by Day Al Mohamed July 26 2011 Comments Off on Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Today I join my fellow Americans in celebrating the anniversary of the passage of a great civil rights achievement the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA As Read more Events and Articles Olmstead WHO Report NIDRR Disability Affirmative Action by Day Al Mohamed July 21 2011 Comments Off on Events and Articles Olmstead WHO Report NIDRR Disability Affirmative Action Whew It has been a busy year which unfortunately has lead to some dust collecting on Day in Washington My apologies to regular readers Today

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  • Legal | Day In Washington
    and is Ready to Party Cross Posted at Tales of the Angry Negro link below On April 26 2001 we again celebrate the Anniversary of the Passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act and pay deference to its younger brother the ADA Amendments Act of Read more Events and Articles Olmstead WHO Report NIDRR Disability Affirmative Action by Day Al Mohamed July 21 2011 Comments Off on Events and Articles Olmstead WHO Report NIDRR Disability Affirmative Action Whew It has been a busy year which unfortunately has lead to some dust collecting on Day in Washington My apologies to regular readers Today I just want to post a few items that may be of interest Special thanks Read more White House Statement on a United Effort to Address Bullying by Day Al Mohamed March 10 2011 Comments Off on White House Statement on a United Effort to Address Bullying I know I know it is a forwarded note but considering all of the recent attention on the issue of bullying I thought this might be pertinent There are a lot of resources and groups mentioned and considering the number of Read more Top 10 Disability Events of 2010 by Day Al Mohamed January 3 2011 Comments Off on Top 10 Disability Events of 2010 It s that time of year again As we move forward into 2011 and say goodbye to 2010 lets take a few moments to review the array of disability events policies and changes that took place Below is my Top 10 Read more New Toys and New ADA Standards for Accessible Design by Day Al Mohamed December 21 2010 Comments Off on New Toys and New ADA Standards for Accessible Design Greetings It has been a long time but I am excited to be back AND

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  • Employment | Day In Washington
    22 2014 Comments Off on DIW Podcast National Disability Employment Awareness Month NDEAM 2015 A Reminder from Jim Langevin about the Value of People with Disabilities Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast National Disability Employment Awareness Month NDEAM Audio file http dayinwashington com wp content uploads 2015 02 NDEAM Final mp3 TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to Day in Washington DIW is your disability policy podcast exploring and discussing issues and articles of interest to the Read more DIW Episode 2 The Achieving a Better Life Experience ABLE Act by Day Al Mohamed August 26 2014 Comments Off on DIW Episode 2 The Achieving a Better Life Experience ABLE Act Day in Washington Episode 2 The Achieving a Better Life Experience ABLE Act The DIW Disability Policy Video Podcast explores and discusses subjects of interest to the disability community This episode highlights the Achieving a Better Life Experience ABLE Read more Women in Combat Today People with Disabilities in the Military Tomorrow by Day Al Mohamed February 4 2013 Comments Off on Women in Combat Today People with Disabilities in the Military Tomorrow The following article was originally written for the Lead On Update Recently Leon Panetta Secretary of Defense lifted the ban on women in combat Women would be allowed equal opportunity to participate in combat operations There have been a variety Read more Quotable More Ed Roberts on Disability and criminals with disabilities by Day Al Mohamed June 4 2012 Comments Off on Quotable More Ed Roberts on Disability and criminals with disabilities Highlights from speeches by Ed Roberts as collected by Jon Oda We people with disabilities are a very diverse group of people There are all kinds I knew a guy who was paraplegic he was a second story man He used to Read more Disability News

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  • Technology | Day In Washington
    Federal Communicatons Commission released a Report and Order adopting rules to implement certain closed captioning provisions of the Twenty First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 CVAA The details and why this is a big deal They re Read more ADA Anniversary Links from Around the Web by Day Al Mohamed July 27 2011 Comments Off on ADA Anniversary Links from Around the Web Please note that inclusion of any specific article or blog post does not necessarily indicate endorsement by Day in Washingtion of any statements or opinions therein 2011 ADA Address by Kathy Martinez Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Read more February Disability Issues Budget Delta Settlement and FCC by Day Al Mohamed February 23 2011 Comments Off on February Disability Issues Budget Delta Settlement and FCC Just a quick February update There s been quite lot going on Below are a few areas I d like to lightly touch on with some informational links before going into them in more depth during the next few weeks I also Read more Top 10 Disability Events of 2010 by Day Al Mohamed January 3 2011 Comments Off on Top 10 Disability Events of 2010 It s that time of year again As we move forward into 2011 and say goodbye to 2010 lets take a few moments to review the array of disability events policies and changes that took place Below is my Top 10 Read more 21st Century Communications Video Accessibility Act passes the Senate S 3304 by Day Al Mohamed August 6 2010 Comments Off on 21st Century Communications Video Accessibility Act passes the Senate S 3304 The following message is from Jenifer Simpson at the American Association of People with Disabilities on the Senate s passage of the 21st Century Communications

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  • politics | Day In Washington
    knew But in truth it is the Missouri that was likely always there It was always there and most of us most of us choose to pretend that the inequities in our communities and neighborhoods don t exist To the President to Governor Jay Nixon to legislators and policymakers I say This isn t a politically expedient issue It was the issue of expediency that in part caused the tangled ugly events of this week Matters of race and disparity and inequality and injustice aren t expedient and they deserve more than recognition of it as the heartbreak of a single family This is more than the initial incident the death of Michael Brown But to speak of it only as a single heartbreak is to invalidate the feelings of fear and anger of an entire community Their response tells us about the heartbreak of a community It tells us about the feelings of helplessness in the face of perceived injustice and of the oppression protest This is a community who didn t trust and didn t have faith in the system This is a community that saw no other way Mr President Governor Jay Nixon legislators and policymakers this is about responsibility and accountability This is a failure of the system YOU represent The system failed It failed Michael Brown It failed Eric Garner 43 who had asthma was pulled to the sidewalk onto his chest and restrained in a chokehold by an officer a chokehold that killed him It failed Ethan Saylor 26 who had Down syndrome went to see a movie and when he refused to leave was wrestled to the floor by deputies held down and handcuffed with such force that he suffered a fracture in his throat cartilage that killed him It failed Keith Vidal 18 who had schizophrenia was tasered then shot and killed when his family called law enforcement for help calming their son down In many ways the disability community has much in common with the African American community and it is in part why I did this podcast This is more than disability or race or even law enforcement responses It is the disenfranchisement of communities who are seen as other It is the harsh line of not being seen as a member of the community being being seen as a danger to the community based on who and what you are and that perception is on our televisions in our governmental offices and in our own biased responses when faced with events such as those that have taken place in Ferguson Missouri I am thankful to see so many people at vigils tonight around the country I am thankful for a more peaceful night in Missouri I am thankful for those journalists and citizen journalists on the ground who did not flinch in telling their story I am thankful for those who reached out seeking a peaceful dialogue And I am thankful for those who are angry and are demanding

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