Settlement will allow adults with disabilities to leave nursing homes

A settlement signed last week by a U.S. District Court judge paves the way for three adults with physical disabilities in Maine to move out of nursing homes and into community-based housing. "The resolution achieves what our clients wanted from the state -- a chance to live independently in the community and not be segregated from their peers," said Jack Comart, the litigation director for Maine Equal Justice Partners, which helped bring the class-action lawsuit.

View Full Article in:

Judge signs off on order moving young Mainers with disabilities out of nursing homes - Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Senior Associate, Customer Account Relationship Management
Banneker Industries, Inc.
North Smithfield, RI
Major Gifts Officer - New York
GLAAD
New York, NY
National Policy Director
Gill Action
Denver, CO
Director of Strategic Partner Programs
LAMBDA LEGAL
New York City, NY
Executive Director
FreeState Legal Project
Baltimore, MD