June 2022

Developing accessible content, a guide by NLS

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Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS) provides high-quality legal services and community legal education for those who are low-income and vulnerable in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence Counties.  FISA Foundation awarded funding to NLS to provide legal assistance to people with disabilities who needed help getting criminal records expunged.  This project was … Read More >

New video: Abuse of people with disabilities

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People with disabilities are abused at least three times more often than people without disabilities.  This includes a broad range of physical, sexual, verbal, emotional, and financial exploitation.  But rarely do people with disabilities get the education they need to recognize abuse or know what to do. Three of FISA’s … Read More >

NEW REPORT: Employers Address Partner Violence In the Workplace

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Recently, FISA Foundation, United Way, STANDING FIRM and Southwest PA Says No More convened civic, corporate and community leaders for the 2022 Leadership Breakfast to Prevent Domestic Violence to discuss how domestic violence can be identified and addressed in the workplace.  A new report summarizes recommendations that employers can take to make a difference. Read More >