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Activists with Disabilities Demand U.S. Ratification of Disability Treaty!
October 31, 2014
In this six-minute video, advocates demand that the U.S. Senate ratify the "Disability Treaty" (Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, CRPD)!

Georgia Disability Leaders Join National Advocates to Call on Senators Isakson and Chambliss to Vote for Ratification of the Disability Community when the Senate Returns to Washingotn in November
October 7, 2014
Georgia disability leaders and veterans join national advocates to call on Senators Isakson and Chambliss to vote for ratification of the "Disability Treaty" (Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, CRPD) when the Senate returns to Washington in November. People with disabilities, including war-disabled veterans, constitute a large but overlooked voting block and will not accept anything less than immediate ratification. Press conference is being held today in the 7th floor auditorium of the Sepherd Center at 2020 Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia.

UN rights office hails ratification of disability convention by 150 States as ‘major milestone’
September 16, 2014
Source: UN

Senate should pass ‘Disability Treaty’ in 2014
September 4, 2014
Source: The Hill



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Georgia Disability Leaders Join National Advocates to Call on Senators Isakson and Chambliss to Vote for Ratification of the Disability Community when the Senate Returns to Washingotn in November
October 7, 2014
Georgia disability leaders and veterans join national advocates to call on Senators Isakson and Chambliss to vote for ratification of the "Disability Treaty" (Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, CRPD) when the Senate returns to Washington in November. People with disabilities, including war-disabled veterans, constitute a large but overlooked voting block and will not accept anything less than immediate ratification. Press conference is being held today in the 7th floor auditorium of the Sepherd Center at 2020 Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia.

New Project Pioneers Enforcing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Globally
September 8, 2014

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