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    ADA 25: President Obama Speaks about The Americans with Disabilities Act

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    Press Release from the “Save CCSF” Coalition

    For community members following educational access issues concerning City College of San Francisco's accreditation status, ILRCSF is posting the press release below. ### PRESS RELEASE For immediate release For Wednesday, May 28, 2014 CONTACT: Wendy Kaufmyn: (510) 714-8687 Tarik Farrar: (510) 388-1690 www.saveccsf.org Save CCSF Coalition asserts that the ACCJC is a failed institution and … [Read more...]

    Disability Mobility News–ILRCSF On The Advocacy Front, BART Cars of the Future and Much More

    San Francisco Bay Guardian Online writer Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez addresses diminishing transit options for people with disabilities in San Francisco. Transit options for wheelchair users and people with disabilities are under threat in the Bay Area, and riders are losing ground on multiple transit fronts. To read the entire article, visit San Francisco Bay Guardian Online  here: … [Read more...]

    Scholarship Opportunity

    Through The Looking Glass offers college scholarships to students who are the children of a parent with a disability.  While approximately 600 students apply every year, there are only 15 scholarships awarded so, if you're interested, start working on your application and essay, now - the application due date for 2014 is March 17th, which isn't all that far away. Through the Looking Glass (TLG) … [Read more...]

    Career Opportunity: National Council on Disability seeking Executive Director

    ***Please disseminate broadly*** NCD will continue to accept applications until further notice.Vacancy Announcement: Executive Director, National Council on DisabilitySeries & Grade: AD-0301-00Open Period: January 17, 2013 until Filled Position Information: Full-Time Excepted Service Duty Location: Washington, DC Key Requirements: You must be a US Citizen or NationalThe National Council … [Read more...]

    2013 AAPD Summer Internships in Washington, D.C.

    The American Association of People with Disabilities wants students for its Washington, D.C. summer internship program. The program is open to college students, law students, graduate students, and recent graduates with disabilities. This internship is a unique opportunity to work in public service for ten weeks on Capitol Hill, at federal agencies, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses. Interns … [Read more...]

    Job Opening: Federal Contract Compliance, Schedule A

    ILRCSF frequently receives letters from federal employers, specifically seeking to hire persons with disabilities. These jobs provide great security and excellent benefits. Read below for the current opening. Keep in mind that the deadline is December 14, 2012. If you are unfamiliar with Schedule A, contact your … [Read more...]

    Job Openings: Two positions at Mobility International, apply by 12/1/12

    PROGRAM COORDINATORInternational Exchange Programs, Disability Components ProjectMOBILITY INTERNATIONAL USA (MIUSA)www.miusa.orgWho We AreMobility International USA (MIUSA), is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1981 and based in Eugene, Oregon USA working to empower people with disabilities to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development.About … [Read more...]

    Job Openings at Acumen: Public policy and information

    Acumen has reached out to ILRCSF to let us know that they are currently hiring for many positions and that they strongly encourage people with disabilities to apply.Acumen's mission statement:To improve the information available to policymakers who design health, welfare, education, and labor programs at all levels of government.Their clients include: Department of Health and Human … [Read more...]

    Student Access Barriers Investigation

    STUDENT ACCESS BARRIERS INVESTIGATIONDisability Rights Advocates, a non-profit legal center, is investigating complaints concerning cuts in services for students with disabilities in the California Community College system.The affected services include:·       Note-Taking Services·       Availability of Documents in Alternative … [Read more...]