Issue 32 – February 2017
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FACT OF THE MONTH

Nearly 1 in 3 Americans with disabilities
lives in poverty.

What's New?

DISABLE POVERTY Outreach Materials Are Now Available in Spanish

DISABLE POVERTY, a grassroots campaign launched by National Disability Institute (NDI) in 2016, recently released free-to-download Spanish language posters and an infographic designed to raise awareness about poverty in the disability community. To download DISABLE POVERTY outreach materials in Spanish or English, visit the DISABLE POVERTY Toolkit.

Did You Know...

National Disability Institute offers online courses, free of charge, to assist with expanding knowledge and awareness of financial capability strategies and disability awareness. 

Partner Spotlight

This month’s partner spotlight is the CA$H Coalition of the Greater Capital Region. The CA$H Coalition is dedicated to promoting financial stability for individuals in the Capital Region and leads the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in the area. The coalition has been a leader in creating an inclusive environment within their VITA program where approximately 10% of the taxpayers served have disabilities. Learn more about the CA$H Coalition.

Take Action

Join thousands of organizations for a week to promote automatic savings during America Saves Week – February 27 to March 4. To learn more, visit the America Saves website
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

2/28/17 – 3:00-4:30 PM ET – LEAD WEBINAR: What Disability Advocates Need to Know about New WIOA Equal Opportunity Provisions

3/02/17 – 2:00-3:30 PM ET – ANRC WEBINAR: Introduction to the National ABLE Alliance

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