Marriage Penalty: What is it?

This is a PowerPoint used by Green Mountain Self-Advocates and Speaking Up for Us from Maine to describe how individuals who receive SSI, lose 25% of their benefits when they get married.  Maine self-advocates provided information about a bill introduced in the US Congress in 2021 that is geared to eliminate the marriage penalty.

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Planning Accessible Meetings and Conferences: A Suggested Checklist and Guide

Cover of Checklist.

This checklist is designed to help any person, group, or organization plan a meeting or conference that is inclusive and welcoming for everyone. It offers helpful suggestions in many areas of event planning, including choosing a location, using respectful language for registration questions about accommodations, and tips on refreshments and meals. Its purpose is to…

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