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“When the world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful” – Malala Yousafzai
►What’s Next After the Caucus? Take Your Advocacy Skills to the Next Level! [12/17/20]
The 2020 Kansas Disability Caucus was such a success, the board is offering a series of online advocacy trainings in January 2021 as a follow-up. Information and registration can be found in the 2021 Caucus Zoom Training Informational Flyer
►Alliance for a Healthy Kansas: New Legislative Leaders Means Action is Needed [12/10/20]
With the 2021 Legislative Session just around the corner, advocacy is needed to make sure the new leaders prioritize Medicaid Expansion as they set the tone and agenda for the new session. Read more…
►NCIL: Share Your Story and Help us Save the Affordable Care Act! [10/29/20]
Earlier this week, the Senate voted to confirm Amy Coney Barrett’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. NCIL and over 50 other national, state, and local disability rights organizations sent a letter (PDF) urging the Senate to oppose her nomination. NCIL opposed her nomination due to her history of decisions that have harmed the disability community, and in particular her vocal opposition to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Despite her confirmation, NCIL will continue to fight to save the ACA.
►National ADAP – COVID Relief MUST Include Disability Community Needs [10/29/20]
Negotiations continue in Congress on a COVID relief package and they need to hear from disability advocates about the importance of including the needs of the disability community in their Covid response, including funding and support for Home and Community Based Services (HCBS).