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Nothing about us without us…

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ~ Alice Walker Here at New Horizons Un-Limited, a recent meeting turned to the overwhelming obstacles we face as disability advocates. It was a difficult and emotional conversation, particularly considering our recent defeat here in Wisconsin, when our elected … Continue reading

Advocacy in the everyday

We are done with being a silent many Every voice rings out and carries No we won’t just go back Home without you hearing The sound when the many say We are done -The Madden Brothers Have you heard the song We Are Done by The Madden Brothers? It’s a good song by most standards, … Continue reading

Different Always

“We are equal sometimes, unequal most times and different always. There is a point where equality ends and diversity begins. You need to respect both, at times separately.” – Alan Share *** What is equality? By definition, it is the quality or state of being equal. The idea of equality, in its most simplistic form … Continue reading

54 Million Strong – Your Vote Can Make a Difference

By Guest Contributor, Scott Uecker Possibly the most important issue of our time is that of the need for everyone to vote. Voting is what makes a democracy work. By not voting, you take the power away from yourself, and give it to someone who does vote. They may have a different viewpoint or agenda … Continue reading

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