Latest News

  • Disability Activists Call on Congressman Peter Roskam to Support Constituents’ Constitutional Rights

    10/18/17 PRESS ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Scott Nance: (773) 793-6969 Priya Penner: (585) 944-3086 WHO: Chicago ADAPT WHAT: Activists Demand Roskam to Support the Freedom for Disabled Americans WHERE: Peter Roskam’s District Office, 2700 International Drive WHEN: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, happening now Disability Activists Call on Congressman Peter Roskam to Support […]

  • ADAPT demands that Congressman Roskam cosponsor HR 2472, the Disability Integration Act

    Twenty-seven years after the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, unwanted institutionalization remains a serious problem for people with disabilities and seniors. The Disability Integration Act (S.910, H.R.2472) builds on the 25+ years of work ADAPT has done to end the institutional bias and provide seniors and people with disabilities home […]

  • Disability Activists Call on Congressman Bobby Rush to Commit to Civil Rights

    10/18/17 PRESS ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Chuy Campuzano: (312) 438-0852 Michael Grice: (773) 779-1506 Susan Aarup: (773) 355-1212 WHO: Chicago ADAPT WHAT: Disability Activists Demand Bobby Rush Commit to Civil Rights WHERE: Bobby Rush’s District Office, 11750 S. Western Ave. WHEN: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, happening now Disability Activists Call on Congressman […]

  • ADAPT demands that Congressman Rush pull his co-sponsorship of HR 620

    Americans with disabilities should have the same freedoms as all other Americans, including the right to be a part of the community. We have a right to spend time with our family and friends doing things like going to a restaurant or movie when we want, and to pursue happiness as we want. Those rights […]

  • 2017 Fall September 23-28 Washington DC

    The 2017 Fall DC action coincides at another momentous time. Republicans in Congress introduced yet another attempt to strip away the services that keep millions of disabled Americans alive and in the community. This “new” bill referred to as the Graham-Cassidy amendment (H.R. 1628) and is really more of the same bad policy which Americans […]