August 2022 News and Views

Friends,  Recently, we honored the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability pride with a panel discussion at the Organizers Forum complete with wonderful insights and powerful experiences from Morenike Giwa Onaiwu, Nidhi Jaisoor, and Marisol Ferrante. In case you missed it, the video, transcript, and links can all be found here. WeContinue reading “August 2022 News and Views”

January 2022 News and Views

Dear friends, Last week, CDC director Rochelle Walensky described the news that 75% of people dying from COVID-19 in the US have disabilities as “encouraging.” Disabled people created an outcry on Twitter, starting the hashtag #MyDisabledLifeisWorthy. Disabled people and seniors know that our lives are valuable and our deaths from COVID-19 are not inevitable. FromContinue reading “January 2022 News and Views”

December 2021 News and Views

Dear friends, We are looking forward to our annual collective visioning process, that last year brought us the successful rental subsidies campaign and the ongoing high energy campaign for free wifi. At our December General Meeting, we’ll come together to dream a brighter, healthier, fuller future and start the work of determining our priorities forContinue reading “December 2021 News and Views”

October 2021 News and Views

Dear friends,   Summer started off with victory for seniors and people with disabilities in the San Francisco city budget! Congratulations to SDA members and allies who fought for and won funding for rental subsidies, Senior Operating Subsidies, Dignity Fund money, tech devices and training, and critical community services. Click here for more information. WeContinue reading “October 2021 News and Views”