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This year, the Americans with Disabilities Act has a thirtieth candle to blow out on its birthday cake. The ADA is the widest-ranging and most comprehensive piece of civil rights legislation ever passed in the United States, and it has become the model for disability-based laws around the world. We reached out to some of our authors to reflect on the impact of this landmark in disability history and on the ongoing fight for disability rights. We share their statements with you below. Read more →

When a minority of youth lash out violently, their crimes are met with outrage, revulsion and an almost exclusively punitive response. But there is more to young people than flash mobs and riots. Read more →