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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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COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available to Seniors Over 70 in Utah

Local health departments will start giving the COVID-19 vaccine to Utahns who are 70 years and older as early as next week, the week of January 18. If you fall into this group, you can make an appointment to receive your vaccine through your local health department. Contact your local health

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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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DRAC Asks Utahns to Keep Sidewalks and Curb Cuts Clear This Winter

The Disabled Rights Action Committee (“DRAC”) is asking Utahns to be mindful of individuals with disabilities and please keep sidewalks and curb cuts shoveled this winter. For those who rely on mobility devices to get around, a segment of snow-covered sidewalk can make the outside world inaccessible. A shoveled sidewalk

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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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COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment for Vulnerable Populations

With the generous support of Rocky Mountain Power and the L3Harris Foundation, we have the resources available to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) for high-risk individuals living in poverty in Utah. If you are an individual that (1) falls into one or more high-risk categories for COVID-19, and (2) cannot

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Q&A with the Directors of Crip Camp

As a part of our July 2020 ADA Celebration, we had a chance to sit down with the directors of Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution and talk about the making of the documentary. You can view that Q&A conversation here:

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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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