The better phrase should be "victory for now". Recently, TILRC, League of Women Voters of Kansas, and the Kansas Appleseed Center sued both the Kansas Attorney General and the Kansas Secretary of State for laws that severely restricted Kansans' right to vote. We won! It has been a long fight, and it might get even …
Kansas Midterm Results Are In
Kansas voted on representation in the Senate, the House, and two ballot measures. The results are in.
An Apple a Day: Dental Added to KanCare
Have you heard? KanCare, the state Medicaid program, now includes dental coverage. Here's what you should know: (a pdf fact sheet is included at the end of this post.) Overview Kansas Medical Assistance Fact Sheet: Adult Dental Coverage KanCare now covers periodontal care, silver diamine fluoride treatments and some restorative dental procedures such as fillings …
November 2022 Kansas Constitutional Amendment
Kansas! It's election time. On November 8, 2022 you will head to the polls or have submitted your mail-in ballots. There are a couple of State Constitutional Amendments on the ballot this year and we want you to know what you are being asked. So, we prepared a plain-language explainer to help.
WEBINAR: Using Technology to Advance Intersectionality
Out of the Margins and Reyma McCoy present: "Using Technology to Advance Intersectionality" When: May 10, 2022 6:00 PM Central / 7:00 PM Eastern (US and Canda) Click Here to register in advance for this webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. CART/ASL will be provided. If …
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Direct Support Workers: An Essential Workforce Surviving on Poverty Wages
Against the backdrop of a system already stretched thin, the workforce shortage in long term services and supports has become a crisis within a pandemic, leaving disabled and aging people at risk. Aging and disabled people receiving Medicaid funded Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) are people who otherwise meet the standards to be placed …
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COVID Vaccine: Fact vs Fiction
There are some things you need to know about the COVID vaccine. A4E is here to lay it all out for you.
SUMMARY OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN DISABILITY ADVOCATES AND STATE OF KANSAS ON BEHALF OF RESIDENTS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS IN NURSING FACILITIES
TILRC and DRC Kansas have reached an agreement with the State of Kansas to provide necessary mental health services to allow individuals to avoid institutionalization.
FCC Launched Emergency Broadband Benefit Program on May 12
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
EmpowHer Camp Applications are Closing Soon!
Connecting girls with disabled women role models. We will be selecting 9 girls for our 2021 EmpowHer Camp Program in our nation's capital.