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May 25, 2021
Today, The Center for Public Representation along with partners worked in close collaboration with the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announce the approval of revised crisis standards of care.
May 10, 2021
With financial support from Massachusetts Healthy Decisions, CPR has compiled information to assist Massachusetts residents with disabilities and their allies in locating and requesting reasonable accommodations within the Commonwealth’s vaccination program.
April 22, 2021
We joined the nation’s collective sigh of relief when the Hennepin County jury in Minnesota found a veteran Minneapolis police officer guilty of the murder of George Perry Floyd. Finally, a police officer was convicted of taking a Black life.
April 2, 2021
On March 30, 2021, CPR joined Disability Rights Nebraska, the Arc, the National Federation for the Blind, and a coalition of Nebraska stakeholder organizations in filing a supplemental complaint with the federal Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights concerning TestNebraska, the State’s COVID-19 testing program.
March 19, 2021
With generous support from Massachusetts Health Decisions, CPR has produced an informational resource on COVID-19 vaccine safety and access. This plain language Q&A responds directly to questions posed by a diverse group of individuals with disabilities and family members during six listening sessions hosted by CPR in the winter of 2021.