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The ADA at 31: Expanding Disability Rights in the Time of COVID-19


Over the past year, the United States has seen growing inequalities and one of the biggest increases in disability rates due to the pandemic. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and a panel of cross-movement organizers and policy experts discuss the next steps policymakers need to take to permanently strengthen the Americans with Disabilities Act and ensure people with disabilities have access to care and the supports they need.

Produced by Christopher Daileader, Jasmine Hardy, Hai-Lam Phan, and Meghan Miller.

Mia Ives-Rublee is the director for the Disability Justice Initiative at the Center for American Progress. Megan Buckles is a senior policy analyst for the Disability Justice Initiative at the Center.