Racism, exclusion, and marginalization in any form have no place in our society

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U.S. Navy veteran Tom Wheaton has been living with paralysis since 1988 and has been advocating for visibility, legislation, and awareness when it comes to disabled and paralyzed Americans ever since.

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Societal shut-down disrupted the support systems and coping routines of many veterans

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to be a deadly force in the United States, paralyzed veterans are struggling to meet their basic needs, such as buying groceries, according to Paralyzed Veterans of America, which aids and advocates for veterans with spinal cord injuries.

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In Stories from the Inside, Ben Affleck urges support as paralyzed veterans tell their stories of survival while isolated at home.

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VA cancels 40th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Portland,OR amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Executive Director Carl Blake issued the following statement regarding the medical treatment of veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI) and diseases such as MS and ALS, and other people with disabilities during the coronavirus pandemic.  

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Organization also presses lawmakers to make oversight of caregiver program a top priority

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The Independent Budget (IB) co-authors - Paralyzed Veterans of America, Disabled Veterans of America and Veterans of Foreign Wars have issued the annual Independent Budget Veterans Agenda.

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Robert H. Kurnick, Jr. (M), president of Penske Automotive Group, presents Carl Blake (R), executive director of Paralyzed Veterans of America and Shaun Castle (L), deputy executive director of Paralyzed Veterans of America, with a check for $1,043,520 raised through Penske Automotive Group’s 201...

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PVA has released The Independent Budget Recommendations for Fiscal Years (FY) 2021 and 2022 Advance Appropriations providing a roadmap to ensure that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is fully-funded and capable of carrying out its mission to serve veterans and their families, both now and...

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Paralyzed Veterans of America launches PAVE Connect to offer training and networking opportunities to disabled veterans who cannot access traditional job fairs

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PVA Associate Executive Director of Government Relations issues a statement about the U.S. Department of Transportation seeking public comment on proposed amendments to its Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on transporting service animals on aircraft.

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Study has potential to improve access to air travel for passengers who use wheelchairs.

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PVA statement on Sen. Jerry Moran being named chairman of Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee

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Paralyzed Veterans of America statement on Rep. Phil Roe’s retirement at end of 2020.

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Legislation would help spouses and families of veterans who passed away from the disease

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DOT's Continued Disregard of Protections for Veterans, Travelers with Disabilities Demonstrates Pattern of Unlawful Conduct. DOT Has One Week to Provide New Date for Rule's Release

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Flying during the holidays is hectic for all of us. But for some passengers, the strain, struggle and stress can be more severe. A News-4 I-team investigation found a growing number of complaints against U.S. airlines by passengers with disabilities.

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Disabled veterans say they face intense struggles when flying and airlines often won't help.

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Paralyzed Veterans of America's Deputy Executive Director implores citizens to act now and notify their congressional members that the Social Security 2100 Act must pass to save Social Security from benefits cuts that would affect millions of Americans

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Cisneros and Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Benefits to Families of Veterans Affected by ALS

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Report to Congress is required under the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 due to organization’s advocacy efforts

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PVA Executive Director Carl Blake issues statement regarding the U.S. Access Board’s announcement that it will undertake a study to assess the feasibility of equipping aircraft with restraint systems so that passengers who use wheelchairs can remain in them on flights

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