Training, Events, and Opportunities to Participate

FCC Seeks Comment on Fulfillment of the Communications and Video Accessibility Act

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is inviting comment on whether any updates are needed to the rules implementing the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA). The deadline for comment is May 24, 2021.

Idea Exchange: Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM (HEAL) Initiative

The HEAL Initiative is a comprehensive National Institutes of Health (NIH) effort to stem the national opioid public health crisis. The initiative is funding hundreds of projects nationwide to improve pain management and the prevention and treatment of opioid misuse and addiction. Join the Moving HEAL Research into Action Idea Exchange to share ideas on how science can help to address the opioid crisis and how the HEAL Initiative can share research results. The deadline for participation is June 1, 2021.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced $30 million in grant funds and training resources to non-federal entities to establish the Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program. State and local government agencies and nonprofit organization may apply for funds to implement programs that make home modifications and limited repairs to help older, low-income homeowners "age in place." The application deadline is May 4, 2021.

ADA National Network Launches 30th Anniversary Celebration

The ADA National Network (ADANN) is celebrating 30 years of providing training, technical assistance, and guidance on the ADA. Throughout the year, the ADANN will be highlighting its services, success stories, and vision for the next 30 years. Visit the ADANN to learn more and find your regional ADA Center.