Category Archives: CRPD – Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities

It’s (Long Past) Time for the U.S. To Ratify the United Nations Disability Treaty

I want to pass on a message I received about activities tomorrow in support of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).  The rally is being sponsored by the National Council on Independent Living, one of NDY’s closest allies.  Here’s the information I received (excerpts): PLEASE Call your Senators!  And … Continue reading It’s (Long Past) Time for the U.S. To Ratify the United Nations Disability Treaty

Why I Support the CRPD

This past week, the U.S. Senate voted to proceed with consideration of U.S.ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).  With a two-thirds majority required to move to the next step, the cloture vote was 61 to 36, with 3 not voting. Not Dead Yet has not yet formally … Continue reading Why I Support the CRPD