Wondering where I've been all these months? Without internet access. I don't pay for internet access as I am on a limited budget and, when there are places to go to use internet for free and be around people (B&N or the new CIL for example), why spend money to blog in a drafty apartment all alone? Except my chair broke in Feb and I lost my ability to be independently mobile and blogging became too much of a hassle and a chore. Then I was just too out of the habit. Catching up now... Look below for posts dated March, April & May that really were written May and June. "I should have been blogging about..."
It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Fun*Run Time
It's ALREADY that time of year again: The ADAPT Fun*Run for Disability Rights is April 22nd 2012. Maryland's fundraising goal is $8,000 this year. Yes, that's right, $8,000
Donate $1! Donate $10! Donate $100! Donate $1,000! JUST DONATE so we can FREE OUR PEOPLE! http://adaptfunrun.org/runner.php?id=7 I thank you very much for your support!
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Thursday, May 19, 2011
In order to help keep you more informed, the White House is hosting monthly calls to provide updates on various disability issues, as well as to introduce you to the individuals who work on disability issues in the federal government. This month’s call will feature:
- Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
- Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali
- Department of Labor Director of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Patricia Shiu
The call will also include updates on civil rights, health care and fiscal/budget issues.
The next call will take place on Thursday, May 26 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time.
Dial in for listeners: United States: (800) 230-1085
Title: White House Disability Call (use instead of code)
Please call in at least five minutes prior to the start of the call. For live captioning during the call, visit http://www.fedrcc.us//Enter.aspx?EventID=1745291&CustomerID=321.
This call is off the record and not for press purposes.