On September 1st, Russia enacted changes to the "Social Protection of Disabled Persons" Law. These changes established assisted living and social employment at the state level. The law also added several measures to help individuals with specific health needs prepare for independent living.
This significant, decade-long effort by social activists is an important accomplishment. It is our hope that, through productive discussions with NGOs, there will be further improvements in the state system.
Meanwhile, we will continue to support those who work to make this happen.
We are happy to announce the winners of the "Stronger with CSS. Becoming self-sufficient" competition, which focuses on assisted living.
The competition winners are:
We would like to thank everyone who participated in our competitions. Each application that passed the technical selection was evaluated by experts. We're pleased to share their comments with you. For feedback requests, please contact the Foundation's email.