Curative Connections tus neeg tsav tsheb tuaj yeem pab dawb Steve Maricque chaw ua si sab nraum Fleet Farm ua ntej tuaj tos ib tus neeg ua haujlwm thaum Lub Kaum Ob Hlis 29, 2022, hauv Green Bay, Wis. Curative Connections, ib lub koom haum tsis muaj txiaj ntsig, muab kev thauj mus los rau cov neeg laus thiab cov neeg xiam oob qhab hauv Brown County. Hauv xyoo 2018, 59% ntawm cov neeg teb rau Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations daim ntawv ntsuam xyuas tau tshaj tawm tias tsis muaj kev thauj mus los rau pej xeem tsim nyog txwv lawv lub peev xwm nrhiav thiab ua haujlwm. (Angela Major/WPR)
Sijhawm Nyeem Ntawv: 3 feeb

Zaj dab neeg no tau tsim los ua ib feem ntawm TSHIAB (Northeast Wisconsin) News Lab, ib lub koom haum ntawm rau lub xov xwm tshaj tawm xov xwm nyob rau sab qaum teb sab hnub tuaj Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Saib yog ib tug tswv cuab ntawm lub networkSau npe yuav rau peb tsab ntawv xov xwm kom tau txais peb cov dab neeg tshawb nrhiav thiab xov xwm hnub Friday sib sau ua ke.

Ashley Duquaine nyuam qhuav tau tawm ntawm nws txoj haujlwm thiab tab tom taug kev mus rau ib txoj kev bowling. Thaum muaj 34 xyoos, nws yog ib tug hluas ntawm Steve Maricque txoj kev ntawm lub Kaum Hlis hnub. Maricque yog tus tsav tsheb dawb rau Curative Connections, Green Bay nonprofit uas muab kev thauj mus los rau cov neeg laus thiab cov neeg tsis taus.

Duquaine yog qhov tsis tu ncua. Nws siv plaub hnub txhua lub lim tiam, feem ntau mus ua haujlwm. Ib qho kev xiam oob qhab tiv thaiv nws ntawm kev tsav tsheb, thiab nws tsis paub txog lwm txoj hauv kev los pab nws mus ncig hauv nroog. 

"Kuv tsis paub tsav tsheb li cas," nws hais. Nws niam qhia hauv tsev kawm ntawv hauv zos thiab tsis tuaj yeem tsav nws thaum hnub ua haujlwm. “Yog li qhov no yog kev pab loj rau kuv. Kuv ua tsaug rau lawv txhua lub sijhawm, thiab kuv txaus siab rau lawv heev. "

Thaum Duquaine tau pom kev thauj mus los zoo, ntau lwm Wisconsinites uas muaj kev tsis taus tsis muaj kev xaiv. 

Hauv 2018, 59% ntawm cov neeg teb rau a Survival Coalition ntawm Wisconsin Disability Organizations kev tshawb fawb tau tshaj tawm tias tsis muaj kev thauj mus los rau pej xeem tsim nyog txwv lawv lub peev xwm nrhiav thiab khaws txoj haujlwm.

Denise Jess, tus thawj coj ntawm Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired thiab tus thawj coj ntawm Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Non-Driver Advisory Committee hais tias "Rau peb cov uas tsav tsis tau, peb poob peb txoj kev ywj pheej." "Nws tso cov kev txwv ntawm hom haujlwm twg peb thov rau."

Jess, uas yog qhov muag tsis pom kev, tau ntsib cov teeb meem xws li ib qho ntawm 31% ntawm Wisconsinites (xws li menyuam yaus) uas tsis tsav tsheb. Kev tsav tsheb rau cov neeg laus txwv qhov loj thiab yooj yim ntawm lub xeev cov neeg ua haujlwm. Qhov ntawd tsis pab cov tswv haujlwm uas ntsib kev ua haujlwm ntev feem ntau zoo li Wisconsin cov neeg laus laus thiab tsis muaj kev tsiv teb tsaws chaw

Amy Pechacek, tus tuav ntaub ntawv ntawm Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, hais tias "Peb muaj cov neeg ua haujlwm tsis txaus," ntau qhov kev pab cuam los pab cov neeg xiam oob qhab nrhiav haujlwm.

"Nrog rau kev ua lag luam nruj, peb yuav tsum ua kom ntseeg tau tias txhua tus ntawm cov neeg uas tab tom ntsib qee yam kev cuam tshuam kev lag luam tau txais cov kev pabcuam uas lawv xav tau, kom peb tuaj yeem koom nrog txhua tus neeg ua haujlwm uas xav ua haujlwm," Pechacek hais tias.

Txawm hais tias Americans with Disabilities Act tau ua rau pej xeem kev thauj mus los yooj yim dua li peb lub xyoos dhau los, tseem ceeb qhov khoob tseem nyob. Wisconsin cov kev thauj mus los rau pej xeem loj tau poob qis vim kev caij tsheb poob qis thiab cov nyiaj tau los. Yog li ntawd, cov neeg tsawg tsawg, suav nrog cov neeg tsis taus, nyob hauv thaj chaw uas lawv tuaj yeem ntes tau tsheb npav yooj yim. 

Jess hais tias "Peb lub xeev tau tsim ua tiag tiag nrog tus tsav tsheb thiab lub tsheb hauv siab," Jess hais. "Qhov no yog qhov tseeb tshwj xeeb hauv cov chaw nyob deb nroog uas cov kev xaiv kev thauj mus los tsawg dua."

Kev caij tsheb sib koom xws li Uber feem ntau ua rau cov kev xav tau hauv cov zej zog uas tsis muaj kev thauj mus los rau pej xeem. Tab sis kev caij tsheb sib koom yog loj hlob kim dua, thiab cov tuam txhab muaj sib cav tias lawv cov tsheb - uas yog cov tsheb ntiag tug, tsis yog cov tuam txhab muaj tsheb tavxij - yuav tsum tsis ua raws li tsoom fwv txoj cai lij choj kev tsis taus.

Thiab ua ntej lub caij ntuj sov no, Uber txiav txim plaub ntug nrog rau US Department of Justice rau overcharge cov neeg xiam oob qhab. Lub tuam txhab tau cog lus tias "ntau lab daus las hauv kev them nyiaj" rau ntau dua 65,000 tus neeg siv Uber uas tau them tus nqi tos sijhawm rau kev ntxub ntxaug, raws li Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Ncaj Ncees. 

Uber tau nthuav tawm cov yam ntxwv nkag mus tau tshiab hauv xyoo tas los no, suav nrog nws yav (Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicle) kev pabcuam tsim los rau cov neeg muaj kev tsis taus ntawm kev txav mus los. Thaum tsis zoo tag nrho, Jess hais tias, cov tuam txhab rideshare tuaj yeem pab ua kom tau raws li qhov xav tau ntawm cov neeg ua haujlwm xiam oob qhab - muab kev koom tes nrog pej xeem thiab ntiag tug raug tswj xyuas zoo.

Lub Xeev Pawg Kws Pab Tswv Yim Tsis Muaj Neeg Tsav Tsheb, tsim nyob rau xyoo 2020, tab tom tshuaj xyuas seb cov tsheb thauj neeg pej xeem tuaj yeem pab tau cov neeg tsis taus zoo li cas. Kev ua yeeb yam tsis zoo yuav tshwm sim sai sai, tab sis mloog cov neeg xiam oob qhab yuav pab tau, Jess hais. 

Nws hais tias "Tsim kom muaj sijhawm rau cov neeg tsav tsheb tsis nyob hauv lub rooj hauv cov txheej txheem txiav txim siab hauv cheeb tsam thiab xeev yog qhov tseem ceeb," nws hais. 

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Jonah Chester / Wisconsin Saib thiab WPRMike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow

Jonah Chester yog Wisconsin Public Radio's 2022-2023 Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow embedded in the Wisconsin Watch newsroom. Tsis ntev los no nws tau ua haujlwm ntawm Public News Service, lub xov tooj cua hauv tebchaws, qhov chaw nws npog Wisconsin, Illinois thiab Indiana. Yav dhau los nws tau tsim 6 O'Clock Xov Xwm ntawm WORT 89.9 FM hauv Madison, qhov chaw nws tau txais ntau yam khoom plig los ntawm Milwaukee Press Club thiab Wisconsin Broadcasters Association rau nws tshaj tawm txog cov teeb meem hauv Dane County thiab sab qab teb-central Wisconsin.