News

Visit this page for the most recent and exciting news updates from WID! All links are internal and will keep you on the WID site unless otherwise specified. Click on a linked photo below to read the full story.

Pre-existing Conditions Under the AHCA:
May 22, 2017

Link to Pre-existing Conditions Under the AHCA article; image of the American flag


AHCA Will Hurt People on Medicaid:
May 22, 2017

Link to AHCA Will Hurt People on Medicaid article; image of several painted tiles, pushed together to create a wall of artwork


Job Announcement: Employment and Disability Benefits Initiative (EDBI) Manager:
May 18, 2017

Link to Job Announcement: Employment and Disability Benefits Initiative (EDBI) Manager article; image of a blank application, a pair of glasses, and a pen


Congress Agrees to a Spending Bill That Cuts AFI:
April 30, 2017

Link to Congress Agrees to a Spending Bill That Cuts AFI article; image of a pair of scissors slicing through a $100 bill


WID’s Dr. Saxton Delivers Keynote at Sexual Violence Conference:
April 8, 2017

Link to Dr. Saxton Delivers Keynote at Sexual Violence Conference article; image of a woman standing at a desk, displaying books and DVD cases


Roshan’s Final Project:
March 22, 2017

Link to Roshan’s Final Project article; image is a collage of photos of WID staff with 2016 international fellows


WID’s Current Initiatives-2017:
February 6, 2017

Link to WID's Current Initiatives 2017 article; image of Ed Roberts featured on Google for 2017 Ed Roberts Day


What the Next Administration Can Do to Support Americans with Disabilities:
December 2, 2016

Link to What the Next Administration Can Do to Support Americans with Disabilities article; image is a collage of 9 photos of WID staff, fellows, and service dogs in various places


WID Releases First of Its Kind Findings- Students with Disabilities & Internships:
November 14, 2016

Link to WID Releases First of Its Kind Findings: Students with Disabilities & Internships; image of two disabled students talking to their employer about their internship


Save the Date- Critical Issues Forum & Ever Widening Circle Reception 2016:
September 20, 2016

Link to Save the Date Critical Issues & Ever Widening Circle 2016; image of WID's Executive Director, Anita Aaron, speaking at the 13th Annual Ever Widening Circle event


Short-Term 2016 YALI Fellows Reflect on Time at WID:
August 24, 2016

Link to Short-Term 2016 YALI Fellows Reflect; image of two young people present a PowerPoint and address a crowded room


WID Annual Report of 2015:
August 17, 2016

Link to WID Annual Report 2015; image of 9 WID staff members


CareerACCESS Takes Over D.C. in July:
August 7, 2016

Link to CareerACCESS Takes Over D.C.; image of a group of seven, six people in wheelchairs, all smiling


WID Hosts Summer 2016 YALI Mandela Fellows:
July 6, 2016

Link to WID Hosts Summer 2016 YALI Mandela Fellows; image of the two summer 2016 YALI fellows


WID Hosts ABLE Accounts Seminar on July 8:
May 31, 2016

Link to WID Hosts ABLE Accounts Seminar article; image of WID's Deputy Director, Tom Foley, presenting about ABLE accounts


WID’s Accessibility Partner JPMorgan Chase Kicks Off New Conference Accessibility Initiative:
March 23, 2016

Link to JPMorgan Chase Kicks Off New Conference Accessibility Inititiative article; image of two WID staff members standing behind an accessibility desk in a hotel lobby


WID’s Current Initiatives: 2016
February 12, 2016

Link to WID's Current Initiatives: 2016; image of a wall of tiles, painted with disability themes


WID Welcomes New Board Members:
January 1, 2016

Link to 2016 Board Announcement; image of Carol Bradley, headshot


An Introduction to WID’s Disability FEAST via Spoon University (external link):
December 3, 2015

Link to Disability FEAST article; image of a round table where several people with disabilities gather to eat and talk


WID Learns about Media Campaigns:
November 10, 2015

Link to Media Campaign article; image of several different Berkeley Times newspapers piled up on a table


Ever Widening Circle 2015 Awardees:
October 15, 2015

Link to Ever Widening Circle 2016 Awardees article; image of WID's Board Chair standing on stage with two awardees

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