Julie Christensen

Join Us for a Special Pre-Election Facebook Live event!

Join Us for a Special Pre-Election Facebook Live event! If Not Us: Why We Need to Talk About Race Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2 pm Eastern, 1 pm Central, 12…

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Oscar (Maryland) – NDEAM2020

Meet Oscar (Maryland)! “People with disabilities want to work harder and earn a paycheck. We focus on what the supervisor says, are loyal to the company, and help customers.” Download…

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Matt (Iowa) – NDEAM2020

Meet Matt (Iowa)! “While many people chose not to work during the pandemic, Matt and many other individuals with disabilities chose to continue working to ensure that the needs of…

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Eddy (Florida) – NDEAM2020

Meet Eddy (Florida)! “I believe that people with disabilities have equally served as a vital component of the workforce and economy throughout the pandemic.” Download the PDF EDDY’S STORY: Eddy…

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Action Alert: Complete the COVID-19 Impact Follow-up Survey TODAY!

Take the APSE COVID Survey Help Us Tell Congress #WhatWeNeed in the Next COVID-19 Relief Package! We received over 600 responses to the June 2020 survey about the impact of…

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National #HCBS Call-In Day (8/4/20)

Contact your Senators Today! Tell Your Senators that #WhatWeNeed in the Next COVID-19 Relief Package in #HCBS Funding! Join us for a call-in day on Tuesday August 4 to push for the…

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Action Alert: Time is Running Out to Tell Congress #WhatWeNeed in COVID Package #4

Tell Congress #WhatWeNeed in Package 4! Tell Congress to address the critical needs of people with disabilities in the next COVID-19 relief package! It has been 2 months since the…

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Action Alert: Tell Congress #WeAreEssential

As we head into the holiday weekend, it’s a great time to remind Members of Congress that people with disabilities and the direct supports service system are essential and need…

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E1 Executive Order Signed in NC

On March 28, 2019, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 92 – “Employment First for North Carolinians with Disabilities.” The EO can be viewed here. Members of North Carolina…

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Washington State Looks to End Subminimum Wage

Advocates in Washington State have been working to end Subminimum wage for people with disabilities by helping create and supporting legislation in the 2019 Washington State session.  Representative Noel Frame…

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