United Spinal has provided a list of informational resources that can be shared to help raise awareness about spinal cord injury.
Every year, the REV UP Campaign (Register, Educate, Vote, Use your Power!) coordinates National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) to increase the political power of people with disabilities by promoting voter registration. This year, NDVRW is September 13-20, 2021. Check out the resources, tools, and calendar of events!
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the number of reported hate crimes rose significantly in 2020, but those targeting people with disabilities showed a decline. The agency’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program shows that there were 83 incidents stemming from disability bias in 2020, down from 144 the year before.
This article highlights the ways that people with disabilities, already among the most adversely affected by climate change, are facing new risks from climate mitigation efforts.