DisBeat Encourages Disability Community to Review WikiLeaks AbilityOne/SourceAmerica Footage


DisBeat Encourages Disability Community to Review WikiLeaks AbilityOne/SourceAmerica Footage

Atlanta, GA - November 18, 2015

DisBeat, the premiere information and media initiative for Americans with disabilities, is urging community members and allies to review the recent AbilityOne/SourceAmerica information released by WikiLeaks on November 16, 2015. 

Mark Johnson of The ADA Legacy Project and founding member of the DisBeat steering committee says, "We believe this release from WikiLeaks provides additional information into ongoing investigations of employment related services for people with disabilities."

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