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No Equity Without Everyone: Philanthropy Must Fully Include People With Disabilities (Opinion) – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

RWJF and Ford Foundation are leading an effort to “mainstream” disability in philanthropy. Source: No Equity Without Everyone: Philanthropy Must Fully Include People With Disabilities (Opinion) – The Chronicle of Philanthropy This year, the United States will celebrate 29 years of civil-rights progress under the Americans With Disabilities Act. And yet the more than 56 …

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EARN’s Mental Health Toolkit

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five American adults experiences a mental health condition each year. For many of these individuals, work is a key part of their health and identity, contributing to their sense of purpose and wellbeing. Source: EARN’s Mental Health Toolkit That’s why it’s important for employers …

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Active People Healthy Nation

Source: Active People Healthy Nation This initiative seeks to highlight the importance of physical activity in improving the health of all Americans. In order to meet a goal of 27 million Americans becoming physically active by 2027, the CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity has developed five action steps that encourage states and communities to …

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Life Expectancy: Where You Live Affects How Long You Live – RWJF

Source: Life Expectancy: Where You Live Affects How Long You Live – RWJF People living just a few blocks apart may have vastly different opportunities to live a long life in part because of their neighborhood. Unfortunately, significant gaps in life expectancy persist across many United States cities, towns, ZIP codes and neighborhoods. The latest …

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Home – Self Advocacy Info

Your one-stop resource for organizing and supporting self advocacy groups How can we help your self advocacy group? FEATURED RESOURCES The mission of Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC) is to strengthen the self-advocacy movement by supporting self advocacy organizations to grow in diversity and leadership. Source: Home – Self Advocacy Info The …

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Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce

We estimated the number of new entrants into the behavioral health workforce between 2016 and 2021. Source: Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce We also generated state-level projections of supply and demand for behavioral health occupations from 2016 to 2030. State-Level Estimates of Behavioral Health Workforce (PDF – 1.5 MB) We estimated the …

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The DSP Crisis: Reimbursement Rates, Retention, and Research

Source: The DSP Crisis: Reimbursement Rates, Retention, and Research | The Council on Quality and Leadership   Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are critical for the community integration of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Not only are DSPs important to quality supports of millions of people in the United States, but a lack of staff can …

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