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How Benefit Cuts Impact People with Disabilities: How to Fight Back

April 19, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You can view an archive of this webinar with ASL and captioning here.

Webinar:  How Benefit Cuts Impact People with Disabilities; How to Fight Back

Learn about likely federal policy threats affecting people with disabilities, in programs such as Medicaid, nutrition assistance, SSI/SSDI, housing and legal protections.  Included in the webinar will be a discussion of effective messaging to combat these threats, and action steps you can take to get involved. Following the presentations, participants will have an opportunity to ask questions.

WHEN: Thursday, April 19th, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT


T.J. Sutcliffe, Director of Income and Housing Policy at The Arc

Lisa Ekman, Co-Chair, Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Fiscal Policy Task Force

Rebecca Cokley, Senior Fellow, Disability Policy, Center for American Progress

Rebecca Vallas, Vice President, Poverty to Prosperity Program, Center for American Progress

Moderator:  Deborah Weinstein, Executive Director, Coalition on Human Needs

This webinar is co-sponsored by Center for American Progress, Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Fiscal Policy Task Force, and the Coalition on Human Needs. The webinar will be captioned and ASL interpreting will be provided; a transcript will be available, along with the recording and slides.


April 19, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm