Day of Mourning remembers disabled people killed by family members or caregivers

The Sibling Leadership Network promotes March 1st as a Day of Mourning to remember disabled victims of filicide–disabled people murdered by their family members or caregivers. For the last four years, ASAN, ADAPT, Not Dead Yet, the National Council on Independent Living, the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund and other disability rights organizations have come together at local vigils across the country to mourn those losses, bring awareness to these tragedies, and demand justice and equal protection under the law for all people with disabilities.

Find a vigil site in your area or consider coordinating a vigil site:

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