July 30, 2021
Today, we wrap up our month-long celebration of the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We hope you have enjoyed the blog posts and events, and that the information, tools, and other resources we have been sharing from across the federal government have been helpful. Before we close, we have a few more things to share:
July 29, 2021
The National Center for Mobility Management is a national technical assistance center funded through a cooperative agreement with the Federal Transit Administration and operated through a consortium of three national organizations—the American Public Transportation Association, the Community Transportation Association of America, and Easterseals Inc.  NCMM recently announced two new training/technical assistance opportunities. Collaborations to Reduce Social Isolation:
July 29, 2021
OMH seeks input from Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and AAPI-serving organizations to help develop best practices for advancing cultural competency, language access, and sensitivity toward AAPIs in the federal government's COVID-19 response. This is NOT a solicitation for proposals or proposal abstracts.
July 27, 2021
Below are a few upcoming webinars and virtual events from our federal partners that address the experiences of the direct support professionals workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, housing supportive services, and supporting youth with disabilities transitioning out of foster care.
July 27, 2021
Developed through an ACL grant, the new
July 26, 2021
Throughout the month of July, ACL has been sharing resources for people with disabilities from across the federal government and our partners in the disability networks to celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Today, on the actual anniversary, there are so many exiting things to share that we can’t send them out individually, so we’ve recapped some of them here.
July 23, 2021
ACL recently awarded a five year cooperative agreement to the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care to operate the National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC).
July 22, 2021
ACL is pleased to announce that the Nutrition and Aging Resource Center website is now at acl.gov/senior-nutrition. Content has been reorganized into key sections, including training and tools; success stories; and data and evaluation. A broad range of subsections further organize content into categories such as innovative models and events.
July 22, 2021
ACL is pleased to announce new Lifespan Respite Care State Program Enhancement Grant awards to 10 states. The cooperative agreements will provide a total of approximately $11 million over five years.
July 22, 2021
ACL recently awarded a five year cooperative agreement to the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care to operate the National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC).

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