Disability Rights Advocacy, Yesterday and Today

Disability Rights Advocacy, Yesterday and Today

Join Us on March 1, 2023, at the State Capitol On Wednesday, March 1, 2023, CPWD will celebrate Disability Rights Advocacy Day at the Capitol in Denver. This is the day we bring to light many issues facing people with disabilities. CPWD staff and consumers will be...
Intersectionality and  the IDEA Committee

Intersectionality and the IDEA Committee

In 2021, CPWD created a staff-inspired IDEA Committee (Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Action). The mission of CPWD’s IDEA Committee is to foster a culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion while actively challenging and dismantling systemic racism...
MLK Jr and the Disability Rights Movement

MLK Jr and the Disability Rights Movement

Civil and social rights for many people in America have been hard sought at great sacrifice. An exploration of history reveals a harrowing history for Black Americans and people with disabilities alike. Martin Luther King, Jr., along with other key individuals,...
CPWD Staff and Colleagues Travel to Armenia

CPWD Staff and Colleagues Travel to Armenia

In July, CPWD staff participated in and spearheaded an International Conference on disabilities in Armenia. The conference was also supported by the European Union, the Armenian Association of Social Workers, and included a partnership with Unison, the only Armenian...
Orientation & Mobility Training Makes a Move

Orientation & Mobility Training Makes a Move

We’ve got some amazing things happening in our Beyond Vision Program. Right now, people with visual impairment and blindness are getting white cane and other Orientation and Mobility (O & M) training so they can stay independent and live full lives in our...
Obama Administration will work on Community Integration

Obama Administration will work on Community Integration

The Obama Administration has always said that they support ADAPT’s goals for Olmstead, community integration and to end the Medicaid institutional bias; but activists say this meeting on the Community Integration Act is a turning point in the President saying he...