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CRPD Push: Your Senators Need to Hear from You This August!

Source: US International Council on Disabilities

Advocates rally for ratification of the CRPD in the 2014 NCIL March to Capitol Hill. Signs include: Ratify CRPD Now; CRPD – Don’t Believe the Myths; Disability Touches Everybody; Free Our People; Disability Rights for My Sister; and NCIL’s Banner: “Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat to Justice Everywhere” – Martin Luther King, Jr.It’s not over until it’s over! We need your help. We cannot stop now – the world is watching.

Your Senators need to continue to hear from you and know that you support the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)!

Show that the community is behind this treaty and that we want the process to keep moving forward to a Floor vote in September.

Visit USICD’s citizen action portal: to call your Senators!

They need to hear from the Independent Living community, or our movement will not succeed.