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Senate Fails to Lead on UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Twenty-two years ago, the United States demonstrated true leadership when Congress passed and President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Yesterday, the U.S. Senate had the chance to show greatness again by voting yes on the resolution to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Read More…

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LAST CALL! Support the Convention on The Rights of Persons with Disabilities, NOW!


Today is Best Buddies Action Day for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)! Your U.S. Senators are returning back to their offices to get to work and so are we.

Please contact both of your U.S. Senators to tell them that the disability community is leading the movement for U.S. ratification of this international disability treaty and our voice matters! Read More…

Today is the Best Buddies Action Day for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities!


The opposition has stated that the disability community is uninformed and does not really support the disability rights treaty.  We need every U.S. Senate member to be contacted and to know that Best Buddies is part of the movement for U.S. ratification of this international disability treaty and our voice matters! Get your friends, family, and work colleagues to make calls, email, and Facebook today to show support! Read More…

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