6/4/10 - 06:35 PM by Stephanie Patrick
Denise Drake is a long-time resident of Jefferson Parish who uses a wheelchair because of significant physical disabilities. Ms. Drake is an active citizen, and votes regularly at her neighborhood polling place. She contacted the Advocacy Center because the ramp at her polling place was dangerously steep and without appropriate safety features.
Read more … Jefferson Parish Polling Places are Not Accessible
6/2/10 - 04:18 PM by Stephanie Patrick
Tony, a man with developmental and physical disabilities, hoped to move to a new, more accessible apartment near his friends and family. However, when he and his guardian applied for a public housing slot, the Housing Authority declined his application.
Read more … Housing Win Brings Greater Independence