Ted Kennedy Jr. (@TedKennedyJR )

Ted Kennedy Jr.

Bio Health care lawyer & visionary, disability rights advocate and @AAPD Board Chair, environmental activist
Location Branford, CT
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Account created 06-02-2013 23:15:53
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iPhone : TY to Bloomberg (Bloomberg) for your reporting on why disability rights are now the next frontier of corporate social responsibility, #ESG investing & shareholder engagement. bloomberg.com/news/videos/20…

iPhone : Corporate engagement has become a crucial strategy for the disability rights movement. #esg #disabilityequalityindex 

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iPhone : We mourn the passing of one of our states greatest treasures - Dr. Don Rankin - physician, environmentalist, Vietnam War Vet, historian and friend to one and all. Our love goes out to Nancy and his family. May he RIP.

iPhone : As we debate this next relief package, the questions that GOP senators must ask themselves are simple:

Are we going to leave Americans with disabilities behind?
Are their lives worth saving?
Are their jobs expendable?

The answers should be obvious.
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iPhone : Today, 8/4, join the disability community "Call-In Day" to urge the U.S. Senate to include funding for home & community-based services (HCBS) in the new COVID relief bill being negotiated. For info: mailchi.mp/aapd/action-al…

iPhone : I am very troubled that the Senate GOP's version of the 4th COVID bill completely ignores concerns of pw disabilities - and even seeks to eliminate many ADA civil rights protections. See: disabilityscoop.com/2020/07/30/sen…

iPhone : TY to TD Bank for making disability equality and inclusion a key strategic goal for your business. Leading businesses know that disability inclusion also drives superior financial performance and shareholder returns. #ADA30 #disabilityequalityindex.

iPhone : The shameful 5-4 Supreme Court decision in Espinoza v. Montana will now permit religious schools to use taxpayer dollars to exclude students with disabilities from their classrooms. See why by visiting @aapd Amicus Brief: thearc.org/wp-content/upl…

iPhone : Of the over 300 major bills that Dad enacted during his 47 years in the U.S. Senate, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was one of his crowning achievements. #ADA30 content.time.com/time/specials/….

iPhone : On Th, 7/23, I will be discussing my 2018 CT legislation (H.B. 5360) to address clothing fiber pollution at the NYC Bar Assn webinar Toward a Legal Framework for Regulating Microplastics. Info: services.nycbar.org/EventDetail?Ev…

iPhone : Fellow disability rights activist and Tony Award winner Ali Stroker is fighting to change the way that the entertainment industry depicts disability and casts actors with disabilities. #ADA30 nytimes.com/2020/07/19/art…

iPhone : TY to NCSL for inviting me to address the unfinished work of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - and the unique strategies that states can employ to advance disability justice. #ADA30 ncsl.org/research/labor…

iPhone : In our joint OpEd in today's The Hill, Frm. PA Gov Tom Ridge and I call out the current threats to disability rights and the unfinished work of the Americans w Disabilities Act. #ADA30. thehill.com/opinion/civil-…