February 2016

Our store, which features items focusing on the needs of persons with disabilities, is temporarily undergoing renovation. We will be back online in mid-April 2016 with a new look and expanded items.  See you in April!

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF SERVICE

TO THE PEOPLE OF NEW JERSEY

THE NEW JERSEY BLACK ISSUES CONVENTION CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO ATTEND A

RETIREMENT CELEBRATION

THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016

7PM RECEPTION

8PM PERFORMANCE

CROSSROADS THEATRE

7 LIVINGSTON AVENUE

NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY

TICKET $125.00 / EVENING ATTIRE

COURTESEY VALET PARKING

KINDLY RSVP BY MARCH 18th

 

 

 

 

Montclair State's Food insecurity and People with Disabilities Study​ is a qualitative study about New Jersey resident disabled/aging people's barriers experienced in grocery or market shopping environments, access to healthy food options, their problems with food shopping socially. There will also be conversations about family traditions. adapted kitchen strategies, or other ways they were taught to cook. 

Food is important, not just for living well, but also for connecting with other people where residents live and work. 

The study wants to hear these stories and learn more about how disabled people are left out of or restricted from lunches, business dinners or other even...read more

The Disability Visibility Project and Disability Thinking will host a series of Twitter chats this year following the 2016 Presidential Election and other local elections.

#CripTheVote: Our Voices, Our Vote

Americans with Disabilities and Political Participation

Hosted by Andrew PulrangGregg Beratan, and Alice Wong, the first two chats will preview two debates in February:

Democratic Debate         February 11, 2016, PBS,read more

Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Building Diversity in the Disability Rights Movemen

Jane Dunhamn, founder of the National Black Disability Coalition will present on the opening plenary panel at the 2016 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Building Diversity in the Disability Rights Movement: Working Together to Achieve the Right to Live in the World.

New Jersey’s own Jane Dunhamn, founder of the National Black Disability Coalition will present on the opening plenary panel at the 2016 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Building Diversity in the Disability Rights Movement: Working Together to Achieve the Right to Live in the World 9:00 a.m. March 3, 2016 at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, Baltimore, Maryland

Don't miss this opportunity to hear  leading disability rights and civil rights advocates examine the status of diversity in the disability rights movement and explore ways to increase diversity so that all may achieve Dr. tenBroek's vision of equality of opportunity. Speakers will include:

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