MEDIA ALERT: Webinar to update disabled veterans and others with disabilities on their civil rights

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —

WHAT:   

 Paralyzed Veterans of America will host a webinar covering the civil rights laws that
 provide access to housing, air travel, public accommodations, and government
 services for people with disabilities — from the Architectural Barriers Act to the
 Americans with Disabilities Act. The webinar will also offer an overview of actions
 individuals can take if they encounter discrimination prohibited by the civil rights laws.

WHEN:  

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time

WHERE: 

Register for this webinar at pva.org/civilrights.

*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

WHO:     

  • Heather Ansley, associate executive director of government relations, Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Susan Prokop, national advocacy director, Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Lee Page, senior associate advocacy director, Paralyzed Veterans of America

*For media interviews or questions after the webinar, please contact Dana Kauffman at [email protected] or at (202) 416-7608.

For more information on PVA’s government relations and advocacy efforts for civil rights of people with disabilities, please visit pva.org/advocacy.

About Paralyzed Veterans of America

Paralyzed Veterans of America is the only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely to the benefit and representation of veterans with spinal cord injury or disease. For more than 70 years, the organization has ensured that veterans receive the benefits earned through service to our nation; monitored their care in VA spinal cord injury units; and funded research and education in the search for a cure and improved care for individuals with paralysis.

As a life-long partner and advocate for veterans and all people with disabilities, Paralyzed Veterans of America also develops training and career services, works to ensure accessibility in public buildings and spaces, and provides health and rehabilitation opportunities through sports and recreation. With more than 70 offices and 33 chapters, Paralyzed Veterans of America serves veterans, their families and their caregivers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Learn more at pva.org.

Media Contact:
Contact: Liz Deakin
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (202) 416-7627                                                   

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