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Policy News for July 2019

ADA ANNIVERSARY This month, advocates across the country have been celebrating the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was signed into law July 26, 1990. The ADA bans discrimination on the basis of disability in the areas of employment, public accommodation, public services, transportation and telecommunications. In the wake of the […]

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FY 2020 Budget Ask

Each year, Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC) prepares an overview of our asks regarding the annual state budget. Download the PDF or click on the image to view MFOFC’s budget requests, or simply read on to see what funding priorities MFOFC supports this year. MFOFC is a proud member of the Supporting Families Campaign […]

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Now available: MFOFC 2019 Legislative Bill Priorities

Each year, Mass Families establishes legislative priorities for the year. These priorities are in response to current legislation that affect individuals with developmental disabilities in Massachusetts and their families. Download the PDF or scroll down to learn more. SUPPORTED DECISION MAKINGH172 An act relative to supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities – Filed […]