Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The ADA at 30: Reflections on a Landmark Law

On July 26, 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a hallmark piece of legislation that officially ensured equal treatment for people with disabilities in America. This groundbreaking law was a long-overdue extension of civil rights to one in four Americans. Now, we must go even further than the ADA in the days ahead.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: LSF Health Systems

Today’s Front Line Hero is Lutheran Services Florida Health Systems, which is working to address crisis fatigue in the community, resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and national newfound awareness of systemic racism. Christine Cauffield, licensed clinical psychologist and CEO of LSF Health Systems, spoke on the local news in Jacksonville, FL to make viewers aware of the issue of crisis fatigue.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Genacross Lutheran Services

Today’s Front Line Hero is Genacross Lutheran Services for designating a rehabilitation center as a COVID-19 isolation unit and helping community members as they recover from the virus. The Genacross team members worked together to ensure protocols are in place to safely serve people recovering from COVID-19, including wearing PPE, creating protocols for donning and removing PPE, changing airflows in the building, and designing new meal delivery processes.

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