Welcome to the website of The National Black Disability Coalition (NBDC)

NBDC is the nation’s organization for all Black disabled people.  Membership and partners includes Black disabled organizations, disabled people, parents, family members, faith based, non-profits, and academic and policy leaders.

Founded in 1990, in response to the need for Black disabled people to organize around mutual concerns, NBDC is dedicated to examining and improving; community leadership, family inclusion, entrepreneurship, civil rights, service delivery systems, education and information and Black disabled identity and culture through the lenses of ableism and racism. Select here for welcome video.

Can I call if I have a disability-related voting concern?

Disability Rights operates a voter hotline every Election Day while polls are open. Find your state office: https://acl.gov/programs/aging-and-disability-networks/state...

Can I get help with my ballot at the voting booth?

Yes. If you need assistance because of your disability (for example, you are unable to read or to physically mark your ballot), you may bring someone...read more

By Scherrone Dunhamn

Miss Dunhamn presents a rare and candid view of the combination of mental and physical disability.

I’m turning 50 in less than 2 weeks and I’m so grateful to see 50 yrs.  You see, when I was born, I was in the NICU for weeks.  My mom retells the story how my Grandfather asked her if she wanted him to take the crib down. My mom said, “No”- she knew her baby was coming home.    As a teen and until my early forties I...read more

Date And Time

Sat, February 29, 2020
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST


Wayne County Community College NW Campus
8200 Outer Drive West 
Larry K. Lewis Education Center (LEC) – Room: LEC: M...read more
Program written into law last year as part of wage-increase initiative to ensure no workers with disabilities would lose jobs because of higher minimum wage

The state’s $10 million annual tax-credit program for businesses that employ low-wage workers with disabilities is now accepting applications.

The initiative was created by lawmakers last year to address concerns that the state’s ramp-up to a $15 minimum wage could reduce job opportunities for workers with disabilities. It’s overseen by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development; ap...read more


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