Last year, NCIL sent House leadership a letter signed by 507 organizations urging them to oppose H.R. 620, the ADA Education and Reform act of 2017. On February 15, H.R. 620 passed through the House. Our fight now moves to the Senate, where we must urge them not to take up this dangerous bill!
Don’t Let Congress Chip Away at the ADA and our Civil Rights! UPDATE: February 13, 2018 HR 620 is expected to come to a vote on the House floor this Thursday (2/15)! We need all hands on deck to educate Members of Congress on why this bill will harm people with disabilities. If you haven’t called, tweeted, or emailed […]
SB 588: A Critical Update to Florida’s Hate Crime Law Tell the members of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee to pass this critical update to Florida’s Hate Crime Law! The Florida Hate Crime Coalition (FHCC), spearheaded by the Anti-Defamation League, is urging a Florida Senate Committee to support Senate Bill 588, which through critical updates […]
“We constantly look for opportunities to fight the stigma of ‘can’t’, when it comes to disability,” says Morris. “This collaboration shows how important it is to celebrate the diversity that makes us each of us unique.”
The Independent Living Resource Center of Northeast Florida will celebrate the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Sunday, October 29th at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. In partnership with the City of Jacksonville’s Disabled Services Division and the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, 1,000 tickets will be distributed to individuals in the disability community and their guests.
The ILRC Youth Services will be hosting a mentor-mentee event with the Freedom Boat Club at the Julington Creek Marina on Monday, October 16th to celebrate Disability Mentoring Month.
One of government’s primary responsibilities is to protect residents and visitors. Providing emergency shelter during disasters and emergencies is a basic way of carrying out this duty.
This notice is a reminder that all health insurers, managed care organizations and other health entities must comply with the provisions of section 252.358, Florida Statutes.