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  • ADAPT condemns the passing of the HR 620 bill in the House

    02/15/18 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Bruce Darling: (585) 370-6690 Gregg Beratan: (610) 247-4188 Marilee Adamski-Smith: (715) 204-4152 WHO: National ADAPT WHAT: National ADAPT WHEN: Thursday, February 15, 2018 ADAPT condemns the passing of the HR 620 bill in the House Today, 59 million Americans with disabilities witnessed the U.S House of Representatives torpedo […]

  • ADAPT Disability Rights Activists Continue to Protest to Defend Their Civil Rights Which is Under Attack by HR620 ADA Education and Reform Act

    02/15/18 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ACTION HAPPENING NOW For More Information: Gregg Beratan: (610) 247-4188 Laura Halvorson: (214) 738-1655 Marilee Adamski-Smith: (715) 204-4152 WHO: National ADAPT WHAT: ADAPT Continues to Protest as HR620 goes to a vote on the House floor. WHERE: The US Capitol Building WHEN: Thursday, February 15, 2018, happening now ADAPT […]

  • ADAPT Disabled Rights Activists are Protesting in the Capitol to Save their Civil Rights from being Dismantled by HR620 ADA Education and Reform Act

    02/13/18 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ACTION HAPPENING NOW For More Information: Laura Halvorson: (214) 738-1655 Gregg Beratan: (610) 247-4188 Marilee Adamski-Smith: (715) 204-4152 WHO: DC Metro ADAPT, Capital Region ADAPT, Rochester ADAPT, MassADAPT, and Maryland ADAPT WHAT: ADAPT Protesting at the Hearing of HR620 ADA Education and Reform Act WHERE: Capitol Building H-313 WHEN: […]

  • We will ride! – The Gang of 19

    “We will ride!” The origin of the disability rights movement in Denver. Some of the foundational protests that ignited the disability rights movement took place on July 5-6, 1978, just around the corner from the Denver Public Library at Colfax and Broadway. Men and women of the Atlantis community, known as “The Gang of 19,” […]

  • ADAPT strongly opposes H.R. 620

    No American should be denied the right to access public accommodations because they have a disability or be forced to jump through bureaucratic hoops to secure their rights. While ADAPT works to ensure that the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is afforded to all Disabled Americans through efforts to pass the Disability […]