Monthly Archives: May 2013

Discrimination in the Workplace by Dante Chrystal

Discrimination towards people with developmental and intellectual disabilities in the workforce is still a major problem that exists today. As advocates, we need to draw attention to these horrible situations around the world to put a stop to this kind of hatred/ignorance. It is our job to advocate for people with disabilities, and to educate […]

Supported Housing and People with Disabilities

Throughout the disability community, there is an ever-increasing demand for affordable and supportive housing. The New American Movement Team would like to reiterate the need of affordable and supportive housing for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The NAMPWD’s piece “A Perspective from the Poor” highlighted the market – especially in the current state of […]

Marriage Equality

The New American Movement Team would like to respond to a recent article regarding a lawsuit from a couple with disabilities who would like to cohabitate after their recent marriage. The husband and wife (who both receive services from a New York State Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities [NYS-OWPDD] licensed non-profit) are seeking to […]