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What’s Happening In DC: CRPD & Subminimum Wage

This is the week to make our message to Congress heard loud and clear: Release the Disability Treaty! Take action this week in memory of Justin Dart.

If you haven’t been following the Goodwill story, it’s a doozy. Last Friday, NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams aired a major exposé on the practice of paying workers with disabilities Subminimum wage, which NCIL has long opposed. Social media lit up in reaction, and the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) developed a petition. Keep a look out for updates and specific actions you can take to help end this shameful practice.

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