6.8 million disabled Americans rely on #SSI, according to @SocialSecurity's own stats

The absolute most that #SSI will provide to live on?
Just $794 a month. That's $3,352 LESS THAN the federal poverty level

As part of #BuildBackBetter we must #DemolishDisabledPoverty
The most disabled Americans who rely on #SSI are allowed to save? $2k if they're single

Social Security PROHIBITS #SSI folks from taking @FEMA's advice ⤵️

We must #DemolishDisabledPoverty imposed on disabled folks by gov't policy https://twitter.com/mattbc/status/1191508372140544000?s=20
If you're married? The asset limit is $3k. That draconian asset limit is a major barrier to marriage for disabled Americans who rely on #SSI.

If we #DemolishDisabledPoverty as part of #BuildBackBetter? We would be so much closer to marriage equality https://twitter.com/mattbc/status/1189311837990469632
We're going to work like hell to advocate for the inclusion of #SSI – the program for the poorest disabled folks in this country – in #BuildBackBetter

Want to help? Use the #DemolishDisabledPoverty hashtag & tell us why this matters to you.
Again, really important to actually use the #DemolishDisabledPoverty hashtag – it's a concrete way we can demonstrate that people care about this.
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