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Support New Commission

Overview Inspired by the Waltham holiday light show at the Fernald Center, Bill SD 2424 and Bill HD 3868 define ...
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Covid-19 Update – Homebound Services Begin

Starting next week, with 40,000 expected doses of Johnson and Johnson, Massachusetts will begin its homebound vaccination program. Read more ...
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Virtual IL Education Day

Independent Living Day (not at the State House) Download our IL Funding needs and speak with your legislators: FY-2022-IL-Funding-flyer-2021-02-25.pdf Virtual ...
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Fernald Update

Update from Alex Green It has taken a few months for the Fernald post-holiday-light-show world to take shape, in which ...
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FERNALD’S LEGACY: ENSURING WE NEVER FORGET DISABILITY RIGHTS HISTORY

Free webinar on Wednesday March 10 (noon - 1:30). Panelists Alex Green, Reggie Clark, Woody Gaw and Donna Jay. Sponsored ...
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Vaccine Eligible includes 65 and older, and people with 2 or more Comorbidities

Beginning February 18, people 65 and older, as well as people with 2 or more comorbidities are eligible to get ...
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African American Conference on Disabilities

It's time to register for this year's first-ever virtual African American Conference on Disabilities (AACD) throughout the month of February ...
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DAAHR Forum on Vaccines Tuesday February 16

Speak out on Access to Vaccines for Persons with Disabilities Disability Advocates Advancing our Healthcare Rights (DAAHR) is hosting a ...
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2020 MWCIL Annual Report

The 2020 Annual Report is now available. Download the 2020 Annual Report.pdf Download the 2020 Annual Report.docx Older Annual Reports ...
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Contact Congress Today about COVID-19 Relief!

from the National Council on Independent Living, and the Advocacy Monitor on December 7 Please Take Action! Contact your Members ...
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Paul Spooner and MWCIL in MetroWest News – ADA 30

MetroWest Daily News Looking at the Americans with Disabilities Act: 30 years later ... and during a global pandemic By ...
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Coronavirus – COVID-19: Resources

Updated 4/12/2021 MWCIL has collected COVID-19 resources for people with disabilities. Follow up with the providers to confirm all details ...
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ADA Turns 30 in 2020

From The Hill The Americans with Disabilities Act is turning 30. Here's what you should know. The civil rights law ...
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NCIL Advocacy Award to David Correia

Join us in congratulating MWCIL Advocacy Director, David Correia, as the recipient of the 2019 Regional Advocacy Award for Region ...
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NCIL Annual Conference

Danya, Mikaela and Kyla traveled to Washington in July for the National Council on Independent Living Annual Conference. The highlight ...
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ADA Celebration 2019

The 29th celebration of the ADA was great. Dunn Pond State Park had a cool breeze. We had lots of ...
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2019 Caring Force

The 2019 Caring Force rally was for fair pay for comparable work and a student loan repayment program. Legislators were ...
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2019 PCA Rally

Hundreds of PCAs and 1199SEIU members marched to the governor’s office on May 15, 2019, asking for better wages. Attorney ...
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2019 Boston Marathon

Made the annual trip to Natick, just short of the 10 mile mark, to photograph the wheelchairs and hand cycles ...
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IL Education Day at the State House 2019 review

All of our photos are posted - visit the 2019 IL Education Day photo page. Visit the MA Statewide Independent ...
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