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Posted on: 2018/11/07

CCDC wishes congratulations to our new Governor Jared Polis and looks forward to working with this new administration.   Our expectations of a new governor are clear and doable.   We look forward to advancing the rights of people with disabilities so that we can show our capabilities as full citizens.  This means a dramatic …

Posted on: 2018/10/31

The public charge rule will discriminate against immigrants with disabilities and their families trying to enter the U.S. (get a visa) or get a green card (become a permanent resident).  In collaboration with the disability community,  Protecting Immigrant Families will focus this week on Health, Aging, and Disability in the broader campaign to unite public opposition and …

Posted on: 2018/10/28

Telling it like it is about living with the disability. Stop thinking there is something wrong with us, and start thinking you are us. So do something about it! Great story in the Huffington Post.

Posted on: 2018/10/25

Proposed Fare Increase For RTD’s Access-A-Ride Worries Those Who Use It  Colorado Public Radio BY NATHANIEL MINOR | NATHANIEL.MINOR@CPR.ORG  JUL 19, 2018   For people like Louis Apodaca, RTD’s Access-A-Ride program has been a lifeline. Apodaca started to use it after her wheelchair got stuck at a bus stop, and the fire department had to rescue her. “The bus stops, a lot …

Posted on: 2018/10/11

Below is our letter, please submit your own comments by MONDAY 10/15/18 at www.regulations.gov  October 12, 2018   Office of the General Counsel, Rules Docket Clerk US Department of Housing & Urban Development 451 Seventh Street, SW Room 10276 Washington, DC  20410-0001   Submitted electronically via www.regulations.gov   RE:  Docket No. FR-6123-A-01   To Whom …

Posted on: 2018/09/21

On September 13th Mayor Michael Hancock presented his 2019 budget. As you may know our partners at Denver Streets Partnership and Walk Denver have been meeting city officials to elevate the need for safe and accessible side walks, street crossings and bike paths. These elements are essential for the independence of our people. Some of …

Posted on: 2018/09/03

https://www.moneymunk.com/us-health-care-statistics/ This blog has interesting and depressing statistics about health care debt for our country.  The main site also has some good information on credit cards, which are good, which are not, and how to think about using them.  Of course most of us do not have the luxury of deciding which credit cards to …

Posted on: 2018/08/15

  You should have received a letter from Medicaid recently. You may see and hear new terms describing how the system of care is changing. However, your Medicaid benefits and services are not You can continue to receive the same physical, mental health and long-term services and supports services you are receiving today. The big …

Posted on: 2018/08/15

http://www.cpr.org/news/story/historic-neighborhoods-worry-denver-s-sidewalk-repair-crusade-could-cost-them-character

Posted on: 2018/08/07

City of Denver initiate new sidewalk rules.

Posted on: 2018/07/29

This testimony was sent to beth.kline@state.co.us in support of a rule change that will be heard by the Board on August 3rd in Durango.  For information about the board meeting see https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs-boards-committees-collaboration/state-board-human-services   To Human Services Board: From:  Julie Reiskin, Executive Director, CCDC RE:  Support for Aid to Needy Disabled Rule Package Dear Members of the …

Posted on: 2018/07/29

  Dear CCDC Members:   It is time once again for you to submit nominations for our memorial awards. You may use this link .  You can only nominate one person per survey, but you can fill out the survey as many times as you want. We have many people for whom awards are named, we do …

Posted on: 2018/07/16

CCDC Advocates will be registering people to vote at the downtown Denver Public Library (10 W 14th Ave. Parkway)  on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 10:00 am-noon.   I Pledge to Vote We want all people with disabilities to realize their vote matters and voting is one way to make sure essential benefits which enable community living are available. …

Posted on: 2018/06/22

As a social justice organization, CCDC agrees with the statements made by our partner CCLP. CCDC is very concerned about all of the children and parents separated. When CCDC supported HB 18-1104 this year to help keep families with disabilities together, we did so out a belief that all families should be given support to …


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