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Sep 15, 2020, 11:02 ET Voting could be more difficult for people with disabilities in upcoming presidential election

Voting is one of our most important civil rights, but it isn't always accessible for paralyzed veterans and other people with disabilities. Paralyzed ...


Aug 19, 2020, 09:00 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Publishes New Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Mental Health Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, and Suicide in Adults with Spinal Cord Injury

Paralyzed Veterans of America, in collaboration with the Consortium of SCI Medicine, has published a new Clinical Practice Guideline to guide health...


Jul 21, 2020, 08:03 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Passage of Specially Adaptive Housing Improvement Legislation, H.R. 3504, and Calls President Trump to Quickly Sign it into Law

Paralyzed Veterans of America applauds final passage of specially adaptive housing improvement legislation, H.R. 3504, as amended. This legislation...


Jul 10, 2020, 12:40 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America supports the Advancing Uniform Transportation Opportunities (AUTO) for Veterans Act

Yesterday U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced the Advancing Uniform Transportation Opportunities (AUTO) for Veterans ...


Jun 05, 2020, 14:31 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America elects leadership for 2020-2021 term

Paralyzed Veterans of America today announced that U.S. Air Force veteran, David Zurfluh, who served in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert...


May 22, 2020, 16:20 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America partners with Circle Media for Memorial Day Weekend country music experience

Paralyzed Veterans of America has partnered with country music and lifestyle network Circle TV to present a special Memorial Day Weekend of...


Apr 17, 2020, 11:22 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America launches campaign to support high-risk veterans during COVID-19 crisis

Paralyzed Veterans of America is launching Stories from the Inside, a national awareness and support campaign, featuring long-time supporter Ben...


Mar 19, 2020, 11:23 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America fights for continued access to life-sustaining health care during the coronavirus pandemic

Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake issued the following statement regarding the medical treatment of veterans with spinal...


Jan 28, 2020, 09:00 ET New virtual employment service provides support for disabled veterans anywhere, anytime

Paralyzed Veterans of America announces a new virtual engagement initiative from its employment program, PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans...


Jan 23, 2020, 16:11 ET PVA statement on U.S. Department of Transportation's notice of proposed rulemaking for air travelers with service animals

Paralyzed Veterans of America Associate Executive Director of Government Relations Heather Ansley issued the following statement regarding the U.S....


Nov 14, 2019, 07:45 ET Air travel poses challenges for people with disabilities, organization leading the fight for change asks the public to help

Paralyzed Veterans of America is alerting the public to the challenges people with disabilities commonly face during air travel and asking for...


Oct 03, 2019, 11:13 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America launches new multi-faceted initiative to address the needs of women veterans with disabilities

More than 40 U.S. female veterans with a range of disabilities will gather for Paralyzed Veterans of America's WE Served, Oct. 3 to 6 in Crested...


Sep 26, 2019, 17:08 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Honors Corporations and Leaders Championing the Rights of Veterans And People with Disabilities

Paralyzed Veterans of America held its 2019 Gala on Tuesday, Sept. 24 honoring corporations and individuals who are leading the way in championing...


Sep 17, 2019, 08:47 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Announces U.S. Senator Duckworth as Recipient of 2019 Gordon H. Mansfield Congressional Leadership Award

Paralyzed Veterans of America today announced it will honor Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois with the 2019 Gordon H. Mansfield...


Sep 17, 2019, 08:43 ET PVA Issues Statement on Senate Passage of TSA Precheck Bill for Veterans with Disabilities

Paralyzed Veterans of America Deputy Executive Director Shaun Castle issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate passage of the Veterans ...


Sep 13, 2019, 08:33 ET Unique Charity Golf Open to Raise Funds for Veterans' Employment Program

WHAT: Disabled veterans will play alongside business leaders, military and government officials, and more at the 12th annual Paralyzed Veterans Golf...


Sep 04, 2019, 08:32 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Issues Statement on Sen. Johnny Isakson's Resignation at the End of 2019

Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake issued the following statement regarding the announcement from Georgia Republican Sen....


Aug 05, 2019, 13:43 ET Department of Transportation backtracks on legal obligation to take action addressing airplane restroom accessibility for travelers with disabilities

Today, Democracy Forward on behalf of Paralyzed Veterans of America requested a federal court to lift its hold on their lawsuit to compel the...


Jul 16, 2019, 12:06 ET Championship Tuesday will conclude competition at the 39th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

The 39th National Veterans Wheelchair Games conclude today with Championship games in wheelchair rugby, wheelchair soccer, wheelchair basketball and...


Jul 12, 2019, 14:55 ET Competition at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games starts today, providing vital physical and mental rehabilitation opportunities for athletes

More than 600 military Veterans from across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Great Britain are in Louisville this week to compete in the 39th National...


Jul 02, 2019, 08:38 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Kicks Off Campaign With Food City and Richard Petty to Support Our Nation's Heroes

On July 3rd, Paralyzed Veterans of America will kick off its campaign with Food City and NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty. Donations made at Food...


Jun 24, 2019, 08:33 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Seeks Award Nominations to Honor Business Leaders

Nominations are now open for the annual PVA Awards, Paralyzed Veterans of America announced today. With new categories introduced for 2019, these...


Jun 11, 2019, 08:38 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Welcomes OptumServe as Presenting Sponsor of Annual Gala

Paralyzed Veterans of America announced today that OptumServe is the presenting sponsor of its 2019 PVA Gala. Formerly known as the Mission: ABLE...


Jun 06, 2019, 07:00 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America issues statement on the VA implementation of the Veterans Community Care Program

Carl Blake, executive director of Paralyzed Veterans of America, issues the following statement regarding the VA implementation of the Veterans...


May 01, 2019, 08:41 ET MEDIA ALERT: Webinar to update disabled veterans and others with disabilities on their civil rights

WHAT: Paralyzed Veterans of America will host a webinar covering the civil rights laws that provide access to housing, air travel, public...