lected Press

Select items from the press about the Disabilities Network of New York City and the work of its Members towards a more accessible future for all.

Hundreds Pack MTA's First Hearing on Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

by Jen Chung

January 15, 2009

From gothamist.com

MTA Hearings, Like Subway, Overcrowded with Long Delays

January 15, 2009

From Village Voice

MTA Proposal Leaves Disabled New Yorkers Stranded

by Jonathan Weeks

December 16, 2008

From Epoch Times

Paratransit riders face more of a burden with price hikes

December 1, 2008

From Lower Hudson Journal News

MTA's in fast lane for big hike

by Pete Donohue

November 19, 2008

From New York Daily News

RealAbilities: The First Annual NY Disabilities Film Festival

October, 2008

From New York Nonprofit Press

A Lens On Disabilities

by Carolyn Slutsky

September 10, 2008

From jewishweek.com

Commentary: Hollywood, We Dare You To disTHIS!

by Lawrence Carter-Long

September 2, 2008

From inclusioninthearts.org

"Tropic Thunder"- Hollywood Still Doesn't Get It

From disaboom.com

Film Protesters Decry "R-Word" as Hate Speech

by Jefferson Siegel

August 15-21, 2008

From chelseanow.com

Local Disability Advocacy Groups Protest “Tropic Thunder”

by Fred Scaglione

August 15, 2008

From The New York Nonprofit Press

"Tropic Thunder" Protest on EyeWitness News

August 13, 2008

From WABC-TV Channel 7

Road Trip: disTHIS, New York!

by Mike Dorn

May 12, 2008

From Disability Studies, Temple U


disTHIS!: more thoughts on disability

by Mik Danger

May 10, 2008

From coffeeandgender.blogspot.com

NYCHA and Disabilities Network of NYC Host Workshop

April 2008

From The Housing Authority Journal

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Orr New ED at Disabilities Network

by Fred Scaglione

February 13, 2008

From The New York Nonprofit Press

Movie Series Shatters Image of the Disabled

by Howard Swains

September 1, 2007

From The Tribeca Trib

'But You Look So Good!' and 7 Other Things NOT to Say to a Person with a Non-Visible Disability

by Robyn Heller Gerbush

August 22, 2007

From DiversityInc

Whether Hybrid or Guzzler, Taxis Still Not Accessible

by Heather Appel

July 30, 2007

From City Limits

Clearly, Frankly, Unabashedly Disabled

by Mireya Navarro

May 13, 2007

From The New York Times Style Section

disTHIS!: Not Your Movie of the Week

May 2007

From The New York Nonprofit Press

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The Human Rights Goal

by Lawrence Carter-Long and Ramona Ortega

April 9, 2007

From Metro

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Disability in Films

by Barbara Bogaev

December 17, 2005

From Weekend America from American Public Media

Wheelchair Bill On a Roll
by Warren Woodberry

October 2, 2003
From The Daily News describing a hearing in the NYC Council re: Int. 261A

Leading the Blind
by Robert Sullivan

July 7, 2003
From The New Yorker, Talk of the Town

Harnessing the Internet: Building Online Communities
by Alexander Wood

June 2003
From Tech News, United Way of New York City's  e-zine about "enhancing human services through technology."

Transit Hurrah: The People Who Stood Up to the MTA Bullies
by Tim Robbins

May 21-27, 2003
From The Village Voice, citystate

Transportation as Civil Rights for the Disabled
by Martin Bricketto

April 21, 2003
From GothamGazette.com, published by Citizens Union Foundation

Walking Downtown
by Carol Ennis

August 26, 2002
From GothamGazette.com, published by Citizens Union Foundation

The Disabled
by Andy Humm

June 2002
From GothamGazette.com, Civil Rights, published by Citizens Union Foundation

Taxi Testimony: Advocates Speak at City Council Hearing
From ABLE News

Disabled Groups Want Accessible Taxis

Associated Press
From Newsday re: roll-in at Penn Station Cab Stand to Demonstrate Inaccessibility for Power Wheelchair & Scooter Users of Standard New York Yellowcabs


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