Read this important report by our friends and in hour mind insert the words accessible and inclusive design on every other paragraph.
The @WUF_UNHabitat - 2022 will be held in Poland. Our intended legacy is to develop an action plan for cities to implement the #2030Agenda to achieve the #SDGs. The #WUF will be a great opportunity for the #youth to make the world better - H.E Małgorzata Jarosińska-Jedynak
Link to PDF of brief included here: https://www.aclu.org/legal-document/cvs-v-doe-amicus-brief-disability-rights-organizations
Crux of the case and problems: https://www.aapd.com/press-releases/cvs-statement/
ICYMI: CVS currently has a case before the Supreme Court to dismantle 504 protections for disabled people--their argument is that we should only be protected against discrimination that can be proven "purposeful." Maybe drop them a line and let them know you're watching? 🧵
Youth circle focusing on climate action rounds off #WorldCitiesDay celebration at #DubaiExpo2020. Young people from all continents shared their reflections and ideas on addressing the climate emergency. @UNHABITAT @MaimunahSharif
It's been 36 years since the US Supreme Court decided Alexander v Choate saying disability discrimination covers disparate impact discrimination.
CVS is trying to undermine decades of legal precedent and destroy the our rights. #BackDownCVS https://twitter.com/RebeccaCokley/status/1454848279460683776
We applaud our friend @SamehNWahba who advances Urban transformation with inclusive design, inclusive financing, and sustained and authentic partnerships with civil society groups on the ground. Resilience and inclusion must go hand in hand.
Happy #citiesday 👍 to work w/ @uclg_org @BlindUnion @WBG_Cities @IDA_CRPD_Forum @wef @MaimunahSharif @UNHABITAT over 6 yrs driving #cities4all #globalcompact #inclusive #a11y cities and building a network + community to deliver SDG11 at the local level. http://www.Cities4All.org