Research by Topic: Interfaith-Disability-Advocacy-Coalition

ABHMS signs letter urging candidates to address disability concerns

Published April 27, 2016

American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has joined more than 100 organizations and individuals of faith in signing a letter that urges political candidates to address disability concerns. In addition, ABHMS encourages American Baptists to sign the letter. Written by the Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition (IDAC)—a program of the American Association of People with Disabilities […]

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ABHMS sponsors service to celebrate ADA

Published July 28, 2015

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/28/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) was among the sponsors of an interfaith service held Sunday at First Trinity Lutheran Church, Washington, D.C., to celebrate the progress and promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). President George H.W. Bush signed the ADA 25 years ago Sunday. The service opened with […]

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ABHMS applauds new resources on mental health for faith leaders

Published July 16, 2015

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/16/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) applauds two new resources to help faith leaders better understand mental illness and treatment as well as to better help individuals and families in their congregations who face mental health challenges. Resulting from last summer’s Mental Health and Faith Community Partnership meeting sponsored by American […]

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