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DRA’s 2020 Gala

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A Letter From DRA’s Managing Directors and Board Chair

Dear DRA Supporters, Clients, and Friends, We know your inboxes are flooded with e-mails about COVID-19. We promise to keep this brief. During this national emergency, people with disabilities face an oversized adverse impact making DRA’s work as crucial as ever. DRA is built to last and we promise to persevere to protect the civil […]

Gothamist

MTA’s Long History Of Being Sued Over Subway Accessibility

The City

MTA Could Make Many More Subway Stations Accessible, Study Finds

How Do We Celebrate 30 Years of the ADA?

A Letter From the Managing Directors Dear DRA Supporters, Clients and Friends, 2020 is here and we’re gearing up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)—the civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life.  DRA, founded three years after the ADA was […]

Judge Finds NYPD Liable, Must Provide People with Disabilities Access to Police Stations

Ruling affirms and holds NYPD accountable for broad inaccessibility of police precinct stations Police department must include disability community as it works to eliminate barriers NEW YORK – A federal judge has issued a major ruling holding the New York City Police Department (NYPD) liable for discrimination against people with disabilities by shutting them out of police […]