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.

The position 

We are in need of a 4th grade special education teacher immediately. Please share any potential candidates. 

About Manhattan School for Children:

Manhattan School for Children, P.S. 333 is a K-8 school located on the upper west side. We are a progressive school that believes that all students are gifted in multiple ways. We are student centered with a project-based pedagogical focus and instructional program grounded in the philosophy that we are a community of learners. Students of different racial/ethnic, socio-e...read more

November 16 is Census 2020 National Day of Action

How is the Census taken?

The Census count is based on the answers provided in the Census form sent to all residences in the United States. A postcard will be distributed and should be received by most households in March 2020 with a unique link to complete the Census form online. Residents may complete the Census on any device with Internet access. Alternat...read more

People with disabilities are—as they have always been—an indispensable part of the American story. From trailblazing figures like abolitionist and women’s suffragist Harriet Tubman, who lived with a traumatic brain injury and a seizure disorder, to blind scholar Jacobus tenBroek, who laid the groundwork for the disability rights laws we have today, people with disabilities have pushed us to be a more just and welcoming country, and in the process, they’ve made America stronger by ensuring we draw on the talents and capacity of every American.

Today, one in four Americans live wit...read more


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