Many people with disabilities are working for less than the minimum wage across South Carolina. Advocates across the state are working to change that.
Six organizations are joining forces to urge state officials to provide better protections for people living and working in long-term care facilities.
South Carolina disability rights, gender justice, and racial justice advocates joined forces to urge Governor McMaster to implement protections during COVID-19 and beyond for residents of congregate facilities for seniors and people with disabilities and those who care for them.
For decades, the Babcock building has served as a painful reminder of the ways that people with psychiatric, intellectual and developmental disabilities were abused, neglected, and segregated from society.
Employers and human resource professionals in South Carolina can take the next step in building a hiring plan inclusive of individuals with disabilities at the Hire Me SC Employer Summit on Oct. 7, 2020.
Before the flames rose over South Carolina’s Capital City early Saturday morning, the Babcock Building with its garnet cupola stood in polarity —a notable part of Columbia’s skyline but for some a traumatic reminder of historic abuse and neglect.
In South Carolina, thousands of people with disabilities can work a job and only make a fraction of the minimum wage.
The 302,383 households who received SNAP benefits in June now have a new place to spend the benefits.
As schools make preparations for the fall, one organization is expressing concerns about the governor’s recommendation to reopen schools.
This article originally appeared in ABC Columbia. Able SC, the non profit organization that is committed to helping those living with disabilities continue do so as independently as possible. As…