USCJ CEO Calls for Disability Inclusion Across All Faith


“As secular and religious leaders from different faiths, we believe we should cast our keenest eye toward our own homes – our houses of worship, religious schools, and community organizations. While religious institutions are exempt from many provisions of The American with Disabilities Act (ADA), which took effect on January 26, 1992, we believe that these organizations must follow a greater morality than government statute to include all members of their communities. Faith-based communities should exceed their legal obligations under the ADA to meet a higher standard because our values compel us to so.”

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