Disabilities, Disabled People This category covers the latest news affecting people living with a disability, including peer and community support programs, and athletic and cultural opportunities, along with issues of medical assistance, treatment and care options. Find releases regarding accessibility legislation, disability rights, insurance and healthcare issues, special education, and the results of the latest research. Learn about fundraising efforts and events, as well as outreach and awareness initiatives.

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Jan 20, 2017, 06:00 ET City of West Hollywood Reaffirms Commitment to LGBT People, Women, and Immigrants as Nation Faces Trump

The City of West Hollywood is taking bold action to reaffirm its commitment to its core values and to work to defend the rights of community...


Jan 19, 2017, 19:44 ET First Native American Elected to Chair Clean Elections

The Citizens Clean Elections Commission announced that Commissioner Steve M. Titla was selected to serve as the Commission's Chairman for...


Jan 19, 2017, 18:30 ET First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale Co-Sponsors 5th Annual Habitat for Humanity Bike to Build Ride

Time to strap on your bike helmets and ride for a good cause. On Saturday, February 18, 2017, First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale and...


Jan 19, 2017, 17:01 ET SBA Administrator Appoints New Members to Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has named two new members for a two-year term to the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business...


Jan 19, 2017, 16:54 ET Colorado Parent Joins Family Research Council's Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss Cherry Creek School District's Pornographic Sex-Ed Content

Parents of students at Fox Ridge Middle School are speaking out after discovering an online portal that wouldn't get past most internet filters. A...


Jan 19, 2017, 15:05 ET Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Family Dollar Celebrate Their Commitment to Youth Across America With Pat Neely and Charlotte Hornets

Last Friday, Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) announced a $343,310.45 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). To celebrate the...


Jan 19, 2017, 14:15 ET Martin Luther King III, Vanessa Bell Calloway, David Mann, Lou Gossett, Jr., Bill Withers, Ed Gordon, Willie Moore, Jr., Gary Owen & More Added To 25th Annual Trumpet Awards

Bounce will world premiere the 25th Annual Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and...


Jan 19, 2017, 13:30 ET Why women should start talking about their periods by Brandpoint

From headaches and backaches to cramps and cravings, women experience a variety of inconveniences during their period. A recent survey shows many...


Jan 19, 2017, 13:00 ET RWJBarnabas Health And Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Announce Alliance

RWJBarnabas Health and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia today signed a Letter of Intent, proposing a strategic alliance and outlining plans to...


Jan 19, 2017, 12:43 ET CAIR Joins United Church of Christ in Release of Video Promoting Interfaith Understanding

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced that it is...


Jan 19, 2017, 12:11 ET CGF Forced Labour Initiative Welcomed at Meeting with Pope Francis

- The Consumer Goods Forum key contributor to event that brought together leaders in business, international institutions, academia, faiths, the...


Jan 19, 2017, 12:10 ET Cuddl Duds Partners With K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers For 3rd Annual National Hug Day Campaign

In honor of National Hug Day on January 21, Cuddl Duds is partnering with K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers for the 3rd annual #CuddlHug campaign to help...


Jan 19, 2017, 12:05 ET Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortés Receives the Salute to Greatness Martin Luther King Jr. Civic and Public Service Award

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés is a recipient of the 2017 Civic and Public Service Award by the Martin Luther King Jr. Salute to Greatness....


Jan 19, 2017, 12:00 ET Chinese Cross Border Shoppers Causes Massive Out-of-stock in Germany

Opening of official retail channel in China helps to cool down massive product demand from Chinese cross-border shoppers in Germany. Chinese...


Jan 19, 2017, 11:45 ET SMI Solutions Raises Funds for the Latino Network

SMI Solutions, a premier sales and marketing firm, recently held a fundraiser to support the Latino Network, a nonprofit organization that seeks to...


Jan 19, 2017, 11:38 ET Reproductive Assistance for Wounded Veterans Now Available Through VA

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) applauds swift action by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help wounded veterans wishing to start a family....


Jan 19, 2017, 11:14 ET Dominion's Project Plant It!® Now Open for Online Registration

Online enrollment for Project Plant It!, the free environmental education program created by Dominion Resources to teach children about the...


Jan 19, 2017, 11:00 ET Lifestory Research Reports: Trilogy by Shea Homes Recognized by Home Shoppers as America's Most Trusted Active Adult Resort Home Builder for Fifth Consecutive Year

Shea Homes Trilogy has been identified as the Lifestory Research 2017 America's Most Trusted® Active Adult Resort Home Builder for the fifth...


Jan 19, 2017, 11:00 ET Michelle Suzuki Named Marketer Of The Year

RizePoint, the global leader in quality and safety management solutions, today announced that Michelle Suzuki, vice president of marketing at...


Jan 19, 2017, 10:57 ET Census Bureau: New 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Products Available

The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2011-2015 Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files, 2011-2015 Variance Replicate Estimates, and Spanish...