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Funding Opportunity From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities

Application deadline: May 3, 2021 View more details and application instructions Grant Opportunity CDC-RFA-OT21-2103 The CDC’s Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support (CSTLTS) has published a two-year Notice of Funding Opportunity: National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities. Funded through the… Read more »


FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Webinar for Consumers 4/27 @ 3 PM

The FCC is hosting a consumer-focused webinar on the Emergency Broadband Benefit  Tuesday, April 27, beginning at 3:00 PM ET.  The event will be streamed live on www.fcc.gov/live.  Registration is not required for the webinar.  The webinar will provide consumers and outreach partners with an overview of the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, eligibility information, and… Read more »


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Provides Info on Preventing Eviction

You may have temporary protection from eviction If you owe rent to your landlord, or are facing eviction, the CDC has issued an order that may protect you. In many cases, the CDC Order gives you the right to postpone eviction for not paying your rent until June 30, 2021. Learn more about how to… Read more »


Policy Note: Important Changes to Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Money Follows the Person (MFP) was recently extended for three years by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The legislation also made two important changes that affect ACL’s networks and the people they serve. Since it was first authorized in 2005, the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program has helped states expand community living opportunities… Read more »


AARP CT: Tech Check Your Devices, Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 12-1 PM

Smart technology gives people independence, but how secure is the “internet of things”? The second of three virtual seminars with The NEAT Center at Oak Hill will discuss safety concerns and cover five easy ways to secure your devices. Register Here


New COVID-19 Resources for Connecticut, Including American Sign Language Videos

American Sign Language Videos Covering the COVID Basics On Symptoms, Treatments And Safety Check out #COVID19 American Sign Language videos created by @CDCgov in partnership w/ @CIDIaccess : https://cidi.gatech.edu/covid/asl COVID-19 Tools and Resources for People With Disabilities The State of Connecticut remains committed to ensuring the safety of residents with disabilities throughout the response and… Read more »


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