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Congratulations to the 2016 Chicago Lighthouse Scholarship Winners!

Last Saturday, The Chicago Lighthouse held its annual scholarship ceremony. Scholarships were awarded to 38 outstanding college students who are blind, visually impaired or have multiple disabilities. 607 more words

“Disabled Behind Bars: The Mass Incarceration of People with Disabilities in America’s Jails and Prisons”

The American Center for Progress reports on what it calls the “penny-wise and pound-foolish” system of “mass incarceration and over-criminalization” that has resulted in people with disabilities being “dramatically over-represented” in America’s jails and prisons. 112 more words

Violence

Commentary: On Celebrating 26 Years of the ADA

Today marks the 26th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. Signed into law on July 26, 1990 by President George H.W. 534 more words

Evening Prayer 7.26.16, Joachim & Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Over his head they put the charge against him, which read, “This is Jesus, the King of the Jews.”

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 1,951 more words

Christianity

Japan News | People with Disabilities

Mass stabbing attack at facility for the disabled in Japan leaves at least 19 dead, dozens wounded
  • The Tsukui Yamayuri-en care facility in Sagamihara, an hour west of Tokyo, came under attack in the early morning hours by a former employee.
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Last Rights

I want to start with a poem that embodies my beliefs both spiritually and being self-motivated while living with a disability. Last Rights hasn’t been published anywhere yet and I feel privileged to share a very important ideal- with or without a disability, everyone has something to give to society. 464 more words

Chris Luby