Disability Voting – Our Votes Count!

Disability Votes Count! Justin Dart, the Godfather of the disability civil rights movement often admonished us to “Vote as if your life depends on it”, and then added “because it does.” Truer words have rarely been spoken. This November, all Utah citizens with and without notable disabilities have a say on this and other critical issues with their vote. Estimates …

The Disabled Rights Action Committee Strongly Supports Utah Proposition 3 for Full Medicaid Expansion

The Disabled Rights Action Committee strongly supports proposition 3, full Medicaid Expansion, which will be on the ballot this November. Proposition 3 is a citizen’s initiative which, when passed will provide access to Medicaid coverage for individuals earning less than $17,000 per year, or parents earning less than $34,000 per year for a family of four. A recent poll conducted …

Deseret News Op-ed: “Please allow the most vulnerable to have a seat at the table”

(Photo: Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) On June 22, 2017, in Washington D.C. approximately 60 members of ADAPT staged a Die-in at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office. Click here to see the official press release from ADAPT After hearing the news about the disability rights activists protesting in Washington, D.C. while driving home from work, Patricia posted this commentary to …

ADAPT 2017 FUN*RUN

2017 ADAPT FUN*RUN

Join ADAPT/Utah’s funds raising efforts for the National DISABILITY INTEGRATION ACT NOW! campaign and other issues surrounding disability rights. ADAPT/Utah is a grass roots non-profit organization fighting to help release people with disabilities from nursing homes and institutions so they can live freely in their own homes. The annual Fun*Run event helps us raise money for travel and helps us …