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2009 July – Laura Hershey: Writer, Poet, Activist, Consultant
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Posts from ‘July, 2009’

Don’t Sacrifice Disabled People’s Lives to Balance Bungled Budgets

In several states, crucial services for people with disabilities are being sacrificed to the politics of fear and greed. We all know the economy is bad, ravaged by orgies of risky investing and corruption. Corporations and other private entities largely created this mess — though certainly federal government agencies such as the Securities and Exchange […]

Some Progress, but Wrong Priority

I just read this — http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Accessibility-and-the-Arts/ As a cultural worker, I’m excited to see the White House promoting accessibility to the arts. But I wish they’d get real, and give this high a profile to the issue of community-based long-term services and supports! If you are stuck in a nursing home, or don’t have help […]