Susan Dooha

Executive director of the Center For Independence of the Disabled in New York

Susan Dooha appears in the following:

The Issues Facing the Disabled During COVID-19

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Susan Dooha discusses the unique issues and challenges disabled people face during the COVID-19 crisis.

ADA Turns 25

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The executive director of the Center for the Independence of the Disabled, New York, discusses the 25th anniversary of the American Disability Act.

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25 Years in 25 Days (2012): City to Disabled: We'll Do Better Next Time

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The executive director of the disabled advocacy group CIDNY explains NYC's revamped emergency preparedness plans after disabled residents were stranded after Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. 

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During Disasters, Does New York Abandon the Disabled?

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

A federal judge ruled that the city violates the Americans with Disabilities Act by having inadequate disaster response. Susan Dooha, executive director of the Center for the Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) and Eric Klinenberg, NYU sociologist and author of Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago, discuss the ruling and possible remedies.

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Chen Guangcheng on Disability, Human Rights and China

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

In his first national broadcast interview since arriving in the United States, Chen Guangcheng talks about the intersection between human rights and disability rights in the United St...

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