Civil Confinement: A violation of Civil Rights

by, Mel Tanzman, Executive Director Recently, the Journal News the lower Hudson Valley’s newspaper of record had comprehensive coverage of the sexual offender civil confinement law for psychiatrically disabled individuals called “Connie’s Law”. It gave a quite balanced view of an emotionally and politically sensitive issue and suggested in an...

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Rock Fundraiser Flyer


Event details August 3, 2017 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm 914-968-4717 LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES & RAFFLES at YONKERS BREWING Co. located at 92 Main Street in Yonkers! $25 Wristband Donation gets discount on select food and drinks For more info call 914-968-4717 Click here to download PDF Event Flyer View the Photo Gallery...

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Housing Subsidies: Difficult to Impossible To Get

Written By: Melissa Lopez-Robles, B.B.A. – Housing Specialist A housing subsidy is a form of economic assistance sponsored by the government. It is aimed towards alleviating housing costs and expenses for needy people with very low or low to moderate income. This is also known as “Affordable Housing”. Although subsidies...

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Addressing the Housing Crisis in the City of Yonkers Plaguing Individuals with Disabilities

Achille Iolascon M.A. Systems Advocate As an organization which advocates for the rights of all people with disabilities, we at Westchester Disabled on the Move, Inc.(WDOMI) can vouch for the fact that the lack of affordable, accessible, and integrated housing options within the community remains the single greatest obstacle facing...

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BREAKING NEWS – Advocates: Yorktown Hall Doesn’t Comply with ADA

Michael P. McKinney , mmckinney@lohud.comPublished 12:19 p.m. ET Jan. 27, 2017 | Updated 7:04 a.m. ET Jan. 30, 2017 YORKTOWN – An advocacy group for the disabled in Westchester County has alleged in a lawsuit that Yorktown Town Hall has violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and that additional parking spaces pledged to bring...

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by Richard Howie, CSA- Certified ACA Health Exchange Navigator Dear President-Elect Trump, Congratulations on your victory and god–speed in your first term as president of our great country.  I’m writing you today regarding the pending initiatives to Repeal and replace the ACA without a viable alternative.  I am a registered...

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