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How Benefit Cuts Impact People with Disabilities: How to Fight Back
April 19, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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.