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"Mother" of disability rights movement passes away

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    It is with extreme sadness we mourn the passing of Judy Heumann. Judy was a trailblazer and a fierce fighter in upholding the fundamental rights of people with disabilities. May her legacy and memory continue to inspire us to build a world where there's dignity for all.

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Cardinal Career & Resource Exploration Fair

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    MOPD was excited to participate in the Cardinal Career & Resource Exploration Fair, on March 2nd at York College – it was an amazing opportunity for students with disabilities to learn about the resources organizations offered.

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NYC Government Job Fair

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    Saturday, February 11th: The NYC Government Job Fair was hugely successful. Hundreds of jobseekers lined up outside DC 37 to meet with city agency recruiters. MOPD’s NYC: ATWORK provided assistance to jobseekers with disabilities. 

Switch to Reduced-Fare OMNY and Start Tapping Today.
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    Attention MTA Reduced-Fare MetroCard Customers: You can now switch online to OMNY for Reduced-Fare and start tapping to pay your fare. OMNY is the MTA’s fare payment system that lets you pay your subway or local bus fare with a smartphone, wearable device or contactless credit card.

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Mpox: Protect Yourself and Your Partners
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    Consistent with a recent World Health Organization decision, the preferred term for the virus formerly referred to as “monkeypox” is now “mpox”.

    To learn more about the mpox virus, including vaccinations, prevention and testing, please visit DOHMH’s mpox page:



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