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Webinar – Disability and the Care Economy

Date: September 19, 2024
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

More than 1 in 5 Americans are caregivers. Many disabled Americans need care: approximately 7% of U.S. adults have an independent living disability, and 3.6% of U.S. adults have a self-care disability. However, many professional caregivers are underpaid, and the 53 million American family caregivers are unpaid altogether. Disability justice requires a care economy infrastructure that supports disabled people and the people who provide care.

This panel discussion will address questions such as:

CART will be provided. If you require another accommodation to fully participate in the webinar, please note it in your registration, or contact us at This free webinar is presented by the Disability & Philanthropy Forum.