Category Archives: E-Mail Announcements

Email announcements from Regional Center for Independent Living.

FerretRex Video Blog: Still Alive and Breathing…

Hi everyone, I’m still alive and doing well! smile emoticon

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Action Alert: Sign up for the New York Disability Vote Network!

Have A Say In Albany – Join the NY Disability Vote Network More Info It’s time we are heard As we enjoy the holiday season, we’re gearing up for another year of advocacy to ensure that people with disabilities live in … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Call Your Senators & Stop the ABLE Act!

Call Your Senators & Stop the ABLE Act! We cannot pit people with disabilities against each other! Click the link below to get talking points and your Senators’ phone numbers http://capwiz.com/rochestercdr/callalert/index.tt?alertid=64007626 The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act is … Continue reading

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Protect the Rights of People with Disabilities – Help Support RCIL in ROC the Day!

While this email is going out, Center for Disaiblty Rights (CDR)/RCIL are both in Albany, New York with roughly 50 advocates to protect the rights of people with disabilities living independently in the community. We are here to address the urgent … Continue reading

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Tell the DOJ that Open-Captioned Movies Must Be Considered

Tell the DOJ that Open Captioned Movies Must be Considered More Info Off-Screen Captioing is Separate and Unequal The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is asking the public to provide comments about their definition of Public Accommodation in movie theaters related … Continue reading

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Special Sneak Peek – Mockingjay Movie

Special Sneak Peek CaptionCall invites you and a guest to a special sneak peak of both our new mobile solution and the upcoming blockbuster Mockingjay! Celebrate CaptionCall on the iPad with a captioned movie and treats – on us! Wednesday, … Continue reading

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URGENT CALL IN DAY – WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29!

URGENT DOL RULE ACTION ALERT We need to Urge the U.S. Congress to Delay the FLSA Companionship Changes AND We need to Urge New York State to Pay for the FLSA Companionship Changes if they are NOT Delayed! CALL IN … Continue reading

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Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Presentation

Hi everyone, On November 13, 2014, RCIL will bring Monroe County’s Sheriff’s Traffic unit to attend RRCD’s Education Awareness Program (REAP) to explain how Deaf and Hard of Hearing indivividuals can better handle situations when pulled over or accused of possible … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Urge Congress to Delay the FSLA Companionship Changes!

Action Alert: Urge Congress to Delay the FSLA Companionship Changes! http://capwiz.com/rochestercdr/issues/alert/?alertid=63582626 The Department of Labor ignored the disability community and implemented changes that will hurt attendants and people with disabilities if states don’t have more time to prepare! On October … Continue reading

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Sign Up for the Disability Vote Network

Hi Everyone, Yesterday, you may (or may not) have received an email from Bruce Darling about signing up for the New York Disability Vote Network.  Bruce stressed the importance of creating this voting bloc in order to show our elected … Continue reading

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