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Coronavirus Updates

There is growing recognition of the importance of home- and community-based services during the pandemic, and the need to support schools, small businesses, and state and local operations as we head into winter.

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Easterseals Open Letter to Congress Regarding COVID-19

Excerpt: "We as non-profit services providers to the one in four Americans living with disability today, including children, adults, veterans and seniors, request your consideration."

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What Will You Do In This Moment?

"We see the pain within our communities and the frustrations of our neighbors. We might wonder how we can be of service and what can be done as we face complex issues within our country."

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Legislative Landmarks

Easterseals has been active in public policy advocacy since our found, Edgar Allen, lobbied the Ohio Legislature to fund appropriate services for children with disabilities in the 1920s. We continue to actively support and promote federal legislation that helps people with disabilities achieve independence.

Legislative Landmarks
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Public Policy Priorities

Easterseals is dedicated to ensuring that the rights and resources that people with disabilities rely on are protected and expanded. To achieve that goal, we focus our efforts to protect, renew and expand access to effective services and supports for individuals with disabilities, older adults, and veterans to help them reach their potential and thrive in their communities.

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Be Counted

It is critical for everyone to participate in the two most important policy-related events this year: the 2020 census and the election in November. Check out resources and information about how you can get involved in both.

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