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Inclusive Education Project Podcast

Feb 20, 2018

US HR 620 is being considered for a vote in the Senate this week. We wanted to address this timely matter because we have an important request. HR 620 weakens certain key provisions of the American with Disabilities Act, making it more difficult for people living with disabilities to access buildings. It’s important to understand what this Bill does and what you can do to help defeat it. We even demonstrate a live Senator call-in. 

Full show transcript found here

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • US HR 620 passed in the House of Representatives and now it's making its way over to the Senate
  • How HR 620 amends the American with Disabilities Act (for the worse)
  • How this Bill weakens key provisions of the ADA
  • What additional burdens this Bill imposes on people living with disabilities
  • What can you do to help? We demonstrate how you can call your Senator and leave a message
  • Why this House Bill was introduced in the first place?

Resources Mentioned:

ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017– HR 620

Call your Senator - (202) 224 3121 

ACLU Petition

COPAA Script for when you call 

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