32 years ago today, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law. Liz Stuewe and Marsha Mazz spoke about how the disability rights landscape has changed.
NAD AND ERC INVITE STATE AGENCIES IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA TO COLLABORATE IN ADDRESSING ILLEGAL DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
Investigation indicates agencies are failing to ensure equal and meaningful access to signing deaf and hard of hearing individuals seeking assistance with completion of applications for public [...]
IN IMPORTANT OPINION FOR DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION, FEDERAL JUDGE RULES THAT UBER IS SUBJECT TO ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS
On Monday, March 15th, United States District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson denied Uber’s motion to dismiss in the case Equal Rights Center v. Uber Technologies, Inc., et al.
This month, to celebrate the ADA's 30th anniversary, the ERC will be reflecting on the impact the legislation has had, as well as the work that still needs to be done to achieve true equity for [...]
Despite protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), polling locations across the country remain inaccessible for people with disabilities.
When a winter wonderland leads to more barriers for people with disabilities: Snow Removal under the Fair Housing Act
The need for accessible sidewalks does not change by the season. What does change is the effects of winter months on sidewalks. Snow is no excuse for inaccessibility, nor is the government [...]
With the rise of virtual housing searches and online rental applications, it is becoming far harder to ignore that inaccessible websites have dangerous implications for fair housing.
CIVIL RIGHTS TESTING REPORT REVEALS BARRIERS TO HOUSING IN PERSON AND ONLINE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
The From Click to Visit report used civil rights testing to uncover numerous barriers to housing for people with disabilities. In particular, the report’s findings raise major concerns about [...]