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UPDATE: Wheelchair consolidation underscores Colorado Right to Repair victory

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Madison Dennis
New Economy, Associate

Author: Madison Dennis

New Economy, Associate

Started on staff: 2021
B.S., University of British Columbia

Madison leads grasstops organizing efforts and media campaigns across the country for the national Right to Repair campaign. She previously worked as a field organizer for Green Corps. Madison lives in Bellingham, Washington, where she spends as much time as possible outside skiing, mountain biking, and hiking.

Mother Jones published an article detailing the impact service and repair consolidation has on wheelchair users. According to the article, Numotion and National Seating and Mobility (NSM), spent the last decade buying up smaller shops across the country, now controlling more than half of the wheelchair service industry.

Wheelchair users say this means longer wait times and poor quality service. When you rely on a powered wheelchair for mobility, any faulty or delayed repair has dangerous consequences. This underscores the importance of Colorado’s Wheelchair Right to Repair victory.

Madison Dennis
New Economy, Associate

Author: Madison Dennis

New Economy, Associate

Started on staff: 2021
B.S., University of British Columbia

Madison leads grasstops organizing efforts and media campaigns across the country for the national Right to Repair campaign. She previously worked as a field organizer for Green Corps. Madison lives in Bellingham, Washington, where she spends as much time as possible outside skiing, mountain biking, and hiking.