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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 […]

Gothamist

Why Andy Byford’s Departure Is So Troubling For NYC Subway & Bus Riders

Staff Accountant

Position Overview DRA seeks a resourceful and organized Staff Accountant with 5+ years’ experience in general accounting and payroll, and proficiency using QuickBooks. Reporting to and working closely with our Director of Finance, DRA’s Staff Accountant will oversee the full monthly and yearly accounting cycles, including payroll functions, A/P and A/R, and expense allocations. This […]

DRA’s 2019 Impact Roundup

Hello friends and fans of DRA, It has been BIG year at DRA! Our hard-working team has filed and won major cases in diverse geographies, on behalf of people across the disability spectrum, to bring about monumental changes that protect the civil rights of millions.  We couldn’t have done it without you: our donors, clients, […]

Gothamist

Lack Of Handicap Accessibility At Flashy New Hunters Point Library Sparks Lawsuit

Spectrum NY1

Queens Library’s LIC Jewel at Center of Class Action Lawsuit