CPR’s Director of Advocacy to Testify at Briefing on Use of the 14(c) Program; Commission Accepting Public Comments Until Dec. 15

November 14, 2019

CPR’s Director of Advocacy, Alison Barkoff, will present testimony to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) on the federal government’s role in protecting and advancing the rights of people with disabilities in employment as part of the Commission’s public briefing, “Subminimum Wages: Impacts on the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities.” The briefing will be livestreamed beginning at 9:00am ET on November 15 here.

USCCR is also accepting public comments until December 15 that, along with the briefing, will help shape a forthcoming report analyzing the use of the 14(c) program and making recommendations. Click here for more information on the briefing and ideas and instructions for submitting comments.