Disability and COVID-19 Op-Eds

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In Covid-19 Crisis, Philanthropy’s Attention Must Focus on People With Disabilities

by Co-Chairs of the Presidents' Council on Disability Inclusion in Philanthropy, Darren Walker, President of Ford Foundation, and Dr. Richard Besser, President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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As the COVID-19 pandemic generates discussions of health care rationing that threaten the civil rights of people with disabilities, Presidents' Council on Disability Inclusion in Philanthropy Co-Chairs Dr. Richard Besser, President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, call for a more equitable philanthropic world and a more just society. https://www.philanthropy.com/article/In-Covid-19-Crisis/248677

Twitter copy:
As COVID-19 leads to healthcare rationing discussions that threaten civil rights of people with disabilities, Presidents' Council on Disability Inclusion in Philanthropy Co-Chairs @DrRichBesser & @darrenwalker call for a more equitable philanthropic world. https://www.philanthropy.com/article/In-Covid-19-Crisis/248677

Disabled Americans can't be a Covid-19 afterthought

by Dr. Richard Besser, President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Co-Chair of the Presidents' Council on Disability Inclusion in Philanthropy and Rebecca Cokley, Director of the Disability Justice Initiative at the Center for American Progress

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We are committed to working toward a more equitable future for people with disabilities as we respond to COVID-19. In this CNN op-ed, Dr. Richard Besser, Co-Chair of the Presidents' Council on Disability Inclusion in Philanthropy and President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Rebecca Cokley, Director of the Disability Justice Initiative at the Center for American Progress, urge us all to uphold this promise. https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/23/opinions/disabled-americans-need-help-covid-19-cokley-besser/index.html

 

Twitter copy:
We're committed to working toward a more equitable future for people with disabilities as we respond to COVID-19. In this CNN op-ed, @DrRichBesser & @RebeccaCokley urge us all to uphold this promise. https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/23/opinions/disabled-americans-need-help-covid-19-cokley-besser/index.html

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