July 15, 2020

Register for the Webinar

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (sometimes known as I/DD) are an often overlooked population in the criminal justice system because of a lack of identification and...

July 30, 2019

July 22, 2019 - Generocity

CLS is seeking a paralegal for its SSI Unit’s new Community Disability Application Project (CDAP), to be launched in Fall 2019.  The SSI Unit helps individuals with serious disabilities qualify for and keep Supplemental Security Income (SSI) b...

February 7, 2019

CSG Justice Center

Hosted by the National Association of Counties

Since May 2015, more than 450 counties have joined the national Stepping Up Initiative to reduce the number of people who have mental illnesses in jails. Counties have shown significant progress toward rea...

August 20, 2018

The PA Developmental Disabilities Council is now accepting “Letters of Intent” for Community Grants, our small grants program.

Community grants are intended to bring together people, with and without disabilities, in a local community initiative to influence social cha...

February 6, 2018

The New York Times

January 13, 2018

By Ben Casselman

A rapidly tightening labor market is forcing companies across the country to consider workers they once would have turned away. That is providing opportunities to people who have long faced barriers to employment, such...

October 12, 2016

An AVID Prison Project Report chronicling the needs of prisoners with disabilities and highlighting policy recommendations. See report

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