Writing and reading are my saviors in times of turmoil, and to cope with a year like 2016, I return to poet Lucille Clifton’s words in “won’t you celebrate with me,” in which she writes: “come celebrate/with me that every day/something has tried to kill me/and has failed.”
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The Right to Learn, Earn, and Live: What Trump’s Cabinet Selections Mean for People With Disabilities
In addition to lacking disability representation, the cabinet selections offer little in terms of disability policy experience.
The incoming Trump administration hasn't telegraphed any changes, and local governments maintain much control over what children are taught. But the federal government funds programs nationwide and can steer resources to programs that it prefers.
"Over the years we have seen abortion bans, but not ones that specifically equate abortion with homicide," Elizabeth Nash of the Guttmacher Institute said in an email to Rewire.