Action Alerts

2012 NATIONAL HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEK, WE PLEDGE TO PREPARE

MSCCD IS A FORCE OF NATURE: 2012 NATIONAL HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEK, WE PLEDGE TO PREPARE MSCCD is joining thousands around the country who are pledging to be a “Force of Nature” and taking action to prepare for the potential negative impacts of hurricanes and tropical storms. Hurricane season begins June 1 and extends through November […]

National Survey on Abuse of People with Disabilities

National Survey on Abuse of People with Disabilities

Stop the Attack on the ADA! Hearing Webcast Today @ 3:30 CST

This Action Alert has been updated to include the witness list and link to the live webcast of today’s hearing. There is an attack on the Americans with Disabilities Act in the 112th Congress. It is time to fight for your rights. Tell Congress: Stop the Attack on the ADA Now! On March 16, Representative […]

US Access Board new accessibility standards for medical equipment – Comment by June 8

Information courtesy of Disability.gov and the US Access Board US Access Board new accessibility standards for medical equipment – Comment by June 8 The US Access Board is proposing some new accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment. The standards are designed to ensure that people with disabilities can enter, use, and exit equipment independently, and […]

MS Legislative Action Alert: HB1315, Voter Assistance Bill moves to Senate

MS Legislative Action Alert HB1315 – A bill that places requirements for voter assistance now moves to the Senate. HB 1315, a bill that would place burdensome requirements on voter assistance. ( To require person assisting a voter to be a registered voter and sign declaration that he or she is a registered voter. ) […]

Call Sen. Burton and your Senator – protect Individuals with Disabilities and Seniors right to choose whomever they request for voting assistance

March 14, Senate General Bills Calendar 25. S. B. No. 2768: Voter assistance; revise provisions and require signed declarations. (COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Elections) Please call Sen. Burton and your Senator to amend this bill to allow individual with disabilities and seniors to have whomever they request to assist them when voting as provided by the Voting […]

Leadership cited in JPS crisis

Leadership cited in JPS crisis

Sign Letter Urging Appropriators to Increase FY13 HUD Funding

Sign Letter Urging Appropriators to Increase FY13 HUD Funding. Deadline March 20.

Monthly Preparedness Call Moved to March 13!

March FEMA Monthly Preparedness Update Tuesday, March 13th 3:00 p.m. ET (2:00 CT/1:00 MT/Noon PT) Register/Log in Register HERE if this is your first time joining a webinar in the Community Preparedness Webinar Series. Log in HERE if you have already registered for this webinar, have registered for a previous webinar, or if you’re a […]

Sign Letter Opposing Increased Rents for the Poorest Families (Deadline: March 8th)

From our friends at Voices for America’s Children and the Children’s Leadership Council: Groups: Please Sign to Oppose Increasing the Minimum Rent for Poor Families in Subsidized Housing Local, state, and national organizations are urged to sign this letter (click here to see the letter) to oppose a proposal that would raise the minimum rent […]

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