Throughout our history, people with disabilities have faced barriers of all kinds. While our physical world is now more accessible than ever and the civil rights of people with disabilities are more protected under law than ever before, it is a constant battle to ensure that everyone with a disability has the same opportunities as anyone else. Each instance where a disabled person faces discrimination requires someone to speak up in order to make change — and United Spinal Association wants to make sure that we have an army of advocates across this country ready to fight for it.
As United Spinal celebrates our 75th anniversary in 2021, the Advocacy and Policy team continues to push on many issues of importance to the disability community. From ensuring equal treatment in the provision of medical care related to COVID-19 and getting our community vaccinated against this virus, to fighting for accessible housing and transportation, to pushing for equal opportunities in the workplace, United Spinal is committed to building an inclusive world where all people with disabilities can thrive.
Here in Washington, D.C., we have