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Our Values as an Organization

As an organization, we’ve been working on better understanding and articulating our core values. We want to make sure that our priorities are driven by our values, and we want to make sure that we are all on the same page about what’s most important. With this in mind, we’ve

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Launching: Utah Disability Digital Museum

On our website, you’ll notice a new option in our top menu — the “Digital Museum.” We have been working for the past couple of years to digitize our archives and make our memories available to the public. This upcoming week, on August 18th, we will be hosting an Oral

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Welcome to Our New Board Members!

In our January board meeting, we elected three new board members to our Board of Directors. We would like to welcome Jim Rounds, Heidi Pomerleau, and Lou McKee! We’re excited to add their experience and talent to our leadership team. In our February newsletter, we’re highlighting our new board member

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New Community Standards!

In the spirit of encouraging respect and interpersonal kindness, we have ratified a set of community standards that apply to all of our events, meetings, and interactions. Happy 2021, everyone! These standards apply in all official DRAC spaces, including our meetings, DRAC Support Space chat thread, Facebook page, forum, and

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Make the COVID-19 Safety Pledge!

In Utah, 50% of all deaths due to COVID-19 are occurring in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. This is by far the highest-risk population with the highest death rate in our state. To keep these individuals safe for the remainder of the pandemic, we are asking our community

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Our Commitment to Racial Justice

“Liberation must be led by those who know the most about these systems and how they work” (Care Work by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, p. 27). The Disabled Rights Action Committee recognizes that a history of racism and oppression has created ongoing disparities for black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC)

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