Please join us April 4th at 6PM at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. for our Annual Awards Reception!

Featured SpeakerVanita Gupta, President and CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights

Corporation of the Year AwardErnst & Young, LLP

Outstanding Pro-Bono Lawyer AwardAaron M. Panner, Partner, Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, PLLC

Outstanding Pro-Bono Law Firm AwardSteptoe & Johnson LLP

Advocate of the Year: Kathy Flaherty, Executive Director, Connecticut Legal Rights Project

Emerging Young Advocate: Nyamuon Nguany Machar, Cultural Strategist and Advocate, Disability Rights Maine

Please visit our Awards Homepage for more information about this event and how to become a sponsor!

FEATURED WORK

Implementing Endrew
ENDREW AMICUS WORK

We filed an amicus brief in Renee J. v. Houston Independent School District, urging the Fifth Circuit to properly apply the “markedly more demanding” standard for free and appropriate public education announced by the Supreme Court in Endrew F.
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New Case
M.J. v. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

We filed a class action lawsuit in federal court challenging the District of Columbia’s failure to provide intensive community-based services, causing hundreds of children to be needlessly institutionalized or at serious risk of institutionalization.
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ADA Guidance
DISABILITY COMMUNITY LETTER

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) and the Collaboration to Promote Self Determination (CPSD) wrote to the Justice Department to express concern about the Department’s recent withdrawal of a number of guidance and technical assistance documents concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act  (ADA). read more »