FREE CLASS ABOUT GOVERNMENT BENEFITS
We're excited to announce that UCP, along with Abeona Group, is hosting a Zoom class about government benefits for individuals who experience disabilities!
Join us on August 18th at 7:00 PM.
You'll learn how programs like SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare, K-Plan, ABLE Act, and more can help support your loved one, and how to best navigate the complexities within these programs.
*Zoom Registration Required*
NOTE: Please contact Hayley Palmer with any questions or concerns: 503-914-1285 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Money For UCP, Via Amazon "Smiles"
The program is called Amazon Smiles. It's incredibly easy to set up.
POWERFUL ACTIVISM FROM AN 8-YEAR-OLD
Last week, UCP Oregon and the nation celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Did you know that an 8-year-old girl who experienced cerebral palsy helped get this bill passed?
Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins crawled up the 83 stone steps that lead to the U.S. Capitol. "I’ll take all night if I have to," she said.
Joining her on her journey were some 60 other activists who also cast aside their mobility devices, all with a goal of demonstrating the everyday barriers experienced by people with disabilities.
Jennifer is still a disability rights activist today. Learn more about her story here.