Why DRA Needs You

December 9, 2020

Dear DRA Supporters, Friends, Clients, and Allies, We’ve learned a lot from 2020. Change is certain. Listening is critical. The fight to protect the civil rights of people with disabilities must continue. We write to you today to ask for your support. DRA is listening deeply to the needs of our clients like Jimmy, Liz, … Continue reading “Why DRA Needs You”

July 2020 E-News: DRA Celebrates 30 Years of the ADA

July 26, 2020

In This Issue A Letter from the Interim Executive Director A Conversation with Board Member Shane Burcaw Impact Report A Letter From the Interim Executive Director Today marks 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 and … Continue reading “July 2020 E-News: DRA Celebrates 30 Years of the ADA”

Leadership in Unprecedented Times

June 25, 2020

Dear DRA Supporters, I’m happy to share the news that DRA’s Board of Directors voted last week to revise DRA’s three-person Managing Director structure with an Interim Executive Director role that Kate Hamilton will fill, pending placement of a permanent Executive Director.  Kate has served the organization since 2013, first as Development and Communications Director … Continue reading “Leadership in Unprecedented Times”

How Larry’s Legacy Carries Us Forward in a Time of Uncertainty

April 16, 2020

“We are committed to using the law as an instrument for social change to make the world a fair place for people with disabilities. We are focused on changing institutions and the entire fabric of American society so that people with disabilities have a fair shot at being full participants.” – Larry Paradis, DRA Co-founder, … Continue reading “How Larry’s Legacy Carries Us Forward in a Time of Uncertainty”

DRA’s 2019 Impact Roundup

December 17, 2019

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, … Continue reading “DRA’s 2019 Impact Roundup”

DRA – The Next 25 Years

October 28, 2019

  Last night in New York, DRA’s Gala at the American Museum of Natural History was a night to remember! Thank you to everyone who supported and attended this extraordinary event. As those who attended heard, we have, since opening our doors in New York nine years ago, been working towards transforming the city’s sidewalks, … Continue reading “DRA – The Next 25 Years”