Join us in our advocacy efforts, working toward the full inclusion of people with disabilities, by registering and attending Jewish Disability Advocacy Day on Wednesday, February 10. Hear from leading advocates and policy experts about the future of disability policy, and then meet with your members of congress to help make our community heard! Register Here
RAC video embed: L'Taken students disability rights
The Hineinu guide is an innovative collaboration of disability professionals, activists, and policy experts from the Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist and Reform Jewish Movements designed to increase disability inclusion in our synagogues for people of all abilities.
To learn more, visit the following websites:
- American Association of People with Disabilities
- Consortium for Citizens with Disabilites
- National Organization on Disability
- ADA Watch
- U.S. Department of Justice - Americans with Disabilities Act
- Equal Rights Center Disability Rights Issue Page
- UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilites
Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Disability Rights
Introducing the 2015-2016 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants!
Posted on Wednesday September 09, 2015
It’s that time of year! The newest class of Eisendrath Legislative Assistants arrived at the RAC two weeks ago, and jumped right into the Washington, D.C. world of politics, advocacy and social justice. We are so looking forward to what they will do and accomplish for tikkun olam this year. Clockwise from the top left: Adam Waters grew […]
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Celebrating the Progress and Promise of the ADA
Posted on Friday July 24, 2015
by Curtis Ramsey-Lucas Twenty-five years ago, on July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA and the subsequent ADA Amendments Act, signed in 2008 by President George W. Bush, expanded opportunities for Americans with disabilities by reducing barriers and changing perceptions. As a result, our society is […]