1971 Dec. 8
Waltham (Mass.) - Discussing efforts to communicate with the various housing authorities in Massachusetts and the hope that a similar letter from the Easter Seal Society would increase response rates.
1988 May 24
Disability Advocates for Dukakis
Letter from Elmer C. Bartels and John Chappell on behalf of Disability Advocates for Dukakis urging that the Dukakis presidential campaign articulate the issues of people with disabilities. Reviewing Dukakis' record of advocacy and discussing the current issues facing the community that demand greater attention from the state. Topics covered include; transportation, accessibility, employment, financia... more
Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss the importance of the Medicaid Community Attendant Services Act of 1997 (MI CASA), which ADAPT and other disability rights groups fought to get introduced to the House of Representatives. Some articles talk about the roadblocks that may be encountered in trying to get the bill passed.
Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss political activism such as a protest held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in January 1997 by the disability rights group Not Dead Yet, protests and demands for action by ADAPT, and criticism about the independent living movement moving away from the philosophy on which the movement was founded.
Rochester (N.Y.) - Double issue that features an investigative report about how the U. S. Department of Justice fails to enforce the ADA, with interviews conducted with attorney Sara Kaltenborn, who had recently retired from the DOJ at the time; Sharon Mistler, who had recently retired from the DOJ, Civil Rights Divison, Disability Rights Section; John Wodatch, Chief of the Disability Rights Division of the DOJ; and Liz... more
1988 Feb. 8
Paul Simon for President Committee
Washington (D.C.) - Announcing the formation of the Disability Coalition for Paul Simon and detailing the senator's record on disability issues. Including a statement from the senator and a list of the 77 coalition members.
National Citizens Alliance on Disability Issues, Inc.
Columbus (Ohio) - Consisting of campaign responses to the Alliance's Candidate Survey on Disability Issues. Explaining the mission of the National Citizens' Alliance as well as their process for acquiring this information.
Disabled but Abled to Vote
Statements on issues related to the rights and care of people with disabilities from Vice President George Bush, Massachusetts Governor Mike Dukakis, and the Reverend Jesse Jackson.