Category Archives: national disability leadership alliance

NDY in National Disability Leadership Alliance: Opposing Cuts To Vital Healthcare

[Editor’s Note: NDY is a member of the Steering Committee of the National Disability Leadership Alliance. The Steering Committee consists of 15 national organizations run by people with disabilities. Below is a press release issued by NDLA in connection with a letter joined by over 200 disability groups opposing Congressional efforts to cut healthcare and … Continue reading NDY in National Disability Leadership Alliance: Opposing Cuts To Vital Healthcare

Two Disability Statements Issued After the Election of President-Elect Trump

[Editor’s Note: Not Dead Yet is one of 15 national disability organizations on the Steering Committee of the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA). NDLA’s statement below reflects our solidarity and commitment to the broad diversity in the disability community. ADAPT is another member of the NDLA Steering Committee, and issued an Open Letter to President-Elect … Continue reading Two Disability Statements Issued After the Election of President-Elect Trump

Statement of the National Disability Leadership Alliance on the 23rd Anniversary of the Signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act

For those who are unfamiliar with the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA), here’s the description from the website: National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA) is a national cross-disability coalition that represents the authentic voice of people with disabilities. NDLA is led by 14 national organizations run by people with disabilities with identifiable grassroots constituencies around the … Continue reading Statement of the National Disability Leadership Alliance on the 23rd Anniversary of the Signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Disabilityscoop fails to get the real scoop – Disability, organ transplantation and the HHS

On September 14, three representatives of the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA) met with the Health and Human Services (HHS) Division on Transplantation.  Two major concerns were brought to the meeting. Kelly Buckland, the Executive Director of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), was one of the participants and NCIL published a brief report … Continue reading Disabilityscoop fails to get the real scoop – Disability, organ transplantation and the HHS

NDLA and NCIL Action Alert! (Thurs, July 14) – Urge Congress to Reform, Not Cut Medicaid

Urge Congress to Reform, Not Cut, Medicaid Take Action! Support Medicaid Reform that Promotes Independent Living   Call your Senators and Congressional Representative Toll Free at 866-324-0787 today using the talking points below, and then Take Action to email your message too! BACKGROUND The National Council on Independent Living and independent living advocates from around the … Continue reading NDLA and NCIL Action Alert! (Thurs, July 14) – Urge Congress to Reform, Not Cut Medicaid