Tag: Disabilities

From Goodwill to the Salvation Army: Evaluating the Ethics of some of America’s Best-Known Charities

Last year when Change.org’s petition to stop Goodwill Industries from exploiting its workers with disabilities entered the spotlight, the public was confused as to why an 80-year-old law which allowed the practice still governed an organization claiming to do charitable work. However, Goodwill is not the only so-called charity that…

Disability Rights Under Attack by Congress

Rights for Americans with disabilities are under attack in a bill disguised as reform of the Americans with Disabilities Act. HR 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, requires people with disabilities to file a formal complaint with the Justice Department if they are denied access to a…

Study on Housing for People with Disabilities Released

The quality of life for those living with a disability in America has improved over the past 30 years. But for this segment of the nation’s population to reach full independence, it first must be able to be self-sufficient. The first step in this process is not unlike the first…

Parents of Children With Disabilities Fear Deportation

Across the country, immigrants live in heightened fear of deportation. However, one subset of this population struggles with additional worries. Immigrants with children who have disabilities often feel staying in the most developed country in the world is their lone chance to provide their children with the adequate care they…