Disability In The News

Letter to the editor: Congress needs to address long-term health care reform I was moved by reading Joe Kitzman’s letter in The Jamestown Sun on Aug. 4. He gives voice to the urgent need for real health care reform. It’s my belief that real reform can happen but I’m concerned that long-term care reform isn’t…
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Raffle Tickets For Sale

Freedom Resource Center for Independent living is  having our 20th year celebration on September 24th &  to support the event are holding a raffle. This raffle has some great prizes in the including a Nintendo Wii & a Mini Dell Laptop. There are only 400 tickets printed & usually not all of them are sold. The cost of…
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US Signs International Convention On Rights Of Disabled

By Margaret Besheer United Nations 30 July 2009   Ambassador Susan Rice signs U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Valerie Jarrett is on the left, 30 Jul 2009 The United States has signed the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, a treaty that promotes and protects the human rights…
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Note From AARP On Health Care Reform

  Hi,   My inbox has been flooded with emails spreading crazy rumors about health reform so I wanted to share some facts from AARP about what’s really going on. Please join me in forwarding these facts to everyone you know. Print them out and pass them around at your social gatherings and other places…
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Health Care Reform Part 4

HEALTHCARE Position Statement We support the availability of appropriate and affordable healthcare for all citizens, regardless of their income, age, or condition. As Congress works to reform the health care system to make it more accessible to all, we feel that the following items should be included in any comprehensive health care reform.    …
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