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Christine Marble and Wendy DeVore – 2014 Charlie Smith award winners are dedicated to helping others

Christine Marble and Wendy DeVore – 2014 Charlie Smith award winners are dedicated to helping others

 

A desire to help people with disabilities find meaningful work and activities is what motivates Christine Marble and Wendy DeVore. The two founders of St. Paul-based Career Ventures, Inc. are the 2014 winners of the Access Press Charlie Smith …

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Home care providers vote to unionize

Home care providers vote to unionize

It’s official. Home care providers, also known as personal care attendants or direct support providers, have voted to form their own union. The election results were announced by the state August 26. The vote allows the Service Employees International Union …

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St. Paul eyeing UberX, Lyft

St. Paul may become the latest city to legalize a new transportation option, a network of companies including UberX and Lyft. Disability rights advocates will be watching the process closely, due to concerns about accessible vehicles.

Mayor Chris Coleman announced …

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Editor’s Column – September 2014

I hope everybody who attended the state fair had a great time. The record-breaking attendance is probably related to the good weather for this year’s great Minnesota get-together. If you have an interesting story to tell about your experience, please …

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History Note: Stories bring the message of discrimination

History Note: Stories bring the message of discrimination

The path to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was paved by storytellers, not just a few, but thousands of storytellers across the nation. More than 5,000 stories were collected by disability rights activist Justin Dart, to show the range …

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Wide Range of Service – 2014 Charlie Smith nominees deserve applause

People & Places – September 2014

ADA Countdown Bus, Freedom Tour visits Twin Cities

More people with disabilities in state workforce is goal

Unhappy judge gives court monitor more say

Learn about various nonverbal learning disabilities

Radio Talking Book – September 2014

Growing concern over transportation options

Accessible Events – September 2014

September 2014 issue

Olmstead Plan moving ahead

New history museum – Fair’s new attractions designed for access

Life in community is rules’ focus

Exploitation was an unfortunate fair tradition

Deadline approaching for award nominations

Olmstead office seeks input on a new office name

August 2014 issue

State unveils new accessible website

Visiting state parks is worth the planning to see fall colors

People & Places – August 2014

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