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Three people stand in front of a building with flowers in the top right of the photo. The people have their arms wrapped around each others shoulders and smile at the camera. Jim Wrigley is pictured on the right, with his family.

Mourning the passing of Jim Wrigley, disability rights champion

A legacy of positive change in Oregon Disability Rights Oregon mourns the loss of attorney Jim Wrigley this week. Jim was a longtime champion of the rights of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and people with mental illness in Oregon. During his nearly two decades with Disability Rights Oregon, Jim’s combined characteristics… Continue Reading Mourning the passing of Jim Wrigley, disability rights champion

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Adult students in public school programs get key job and life skills for independent living

The Gresham Outlook (“Ready for the real world,” June 5, 2018) examined local transition age programs that help adult students with intellectual disabilities gain job and life skills to enable them to live on their own. The piece spotlights how our work on the Lane v. Brown case impacts the lives of these young adults.… Continue Reading Adult students in public school programs get key job and life skills for independent living

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The struggle for equality

*This post originally appeared on and was written for the website for the organization Nasty Women Get Shit Done.  We’re grateful that you included respecting people with disabilities among the values that you seek to uphold. The fight for disability rights is part of the larger struggle for equality. People with disabilities strive to achieve the… Continue Reading The struggle for equality