The Texas Talking Book Program Shares their Latest News: Director’s Report Impact of President Trump’s proposed budget: On March 13, 2017, President Donald J. Trump released his preliminary federal budget for fiscal year 2018. Among the agencies slated for complete elimination is the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). IMLS is an independent federal… Read More How Important are Books to You?
Texans With Disabilities CAN Influence the Outcome of Local and State Elections! For information on how you can influence the election:
RISE Relocation Specialists and Executive Director Join ADAPT in March at State Capitol to Advocate for Community Attendants RISE Relocation Specialists and Executive Director joined forces with ADAPT of Texas to advocate and “educate the public and state officials on personal attendant work issues and economic survival.”
If you have questions or concerns about the most recent legislature and funding concerning individuals with disabilities, look no further! Coalition of Texans with Disabilities has all the latest information on the 85th Texas Legislature and how it will affect individuals with disabilities, including Special Education. For their latest newsletter, click here: The CTD E-Newsletter / February 15, 2017
PACT has started a Texas Attendant Project to recruit attendants and supporters of attendants to add their voices and faces to the call for decent wages for community attendants in Texas. There is a petition on the Adapt of Texas Website in English and Spanish you can download and sign to support better wages. There will be a Respect and… Read More PACT and Texas Attendant Project to Host Rally
Should you have any questions, or need any information, you can contact Texas Legal Services Center by following the link provided or calling 512-637-6752 or 1-800-622-2520.
RISE Center participates in the REV UP the vote rally in Houston to make the disability vote count
The Rev Up the Vote Campaign is in full swing! People with disabilities are under-represented at the polls. REV Up aims to increase the number of people with disabilities who vote. Check out the informative link below to get important information about voting in the upcoming elections. Register – Educate – Vote!