AUCD Policy Talk

Writing by both established and emerging leaders in the AUCD network and disability community about the complexities of disability policy


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  • The New Redlining: A Digital Divide

    July 22, 2021 by

    Redlining in the United States is alive and ongoing. The redlining of the 1930s turned entire neighborhoods into areas where home loans were difficult and costly to obtain. This evolved form of digital redlining makes broadband service equally difficult and costly to obtain. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation defines as digital redlining, a process through… Read more

  • A Tale of Two Zip Codes: Vaccine Work is Not Done

    July 8, 2021 by

    It has been a weird, challenging, changing world for the last 16 months. My family‚Äôs particular slice of weirdness has meant living in two very different parts of the country and seeing firsthand the dramatic differences in COVID policies and practices. The contrast hit me today as I was comparing vaccination rates: my Washington, DC-area… Read more

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