ANCOR joined thousands of disability rights advocates at the “My Medicaid Matters” rally on September 21. The rally was organized by ADAPT and sponsored by more than 90 disability, aging and civil rights groups, including ANCOR.
Rally participants gathered on the west lawn of the Capitol to protest proposed cuts to Medicaid. Attendees heard from numerous speakers, including Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL), Congresswoman Donna Christensen (D-VI), Congressman Lacy Clay (D-MO), Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Congressman Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-IL).
ANCOR-member SPIN trekked from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to attend the rally.