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Presented by Great Lakes ADA Center
In honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Great Lakes ADA Center has produced a series of videos featuring people telling their stories and explaining why they are thankful for the ADA.
Minnesota Council on Disability Celebrates the ADA with “Keep Moving Forward,” “Thanks to the ADA,” and more
July 22 – August 1, 2020
The Minnesota Council on Disability (MCD) is committed to continuing the conversation on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) works. We provide training, technical assistance and work with our partners to develop public policy that upholds this landmark civil rights law that leveled the playing field for people with disabilities. Through August 1, MCD will highlight some areas of life made more accessible “Thanks to the ADA.” We will also celebrate by sharing some new and past segments of “Keep Moving Forward,” an interview series featuring people with disabilities sharing perspectives, insights, and experiences produced by Ampers.
Embracing the Difference Globally: The ABILITY Event
July 26 – August 28, 2020
Embracing the Difference Globally: The ABILITY Event is a student led conference that the St. Cloud State University Rehabilitation Studies Program hosts every year. Metropolitan State and Hamline University are partners for this event. We are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by bringing you 30 awesome events for 30 days! Starting on July 26 until Aug. 28 we will have national and international speakers covering a wide array of topics on disability rights.
Starkloff Disability Institute presents Disability Pride Month and the 30th Anniversary of the ADA
Gaelynn Lea in Concert and Conversation
July 30 at 7:00 p.m. CDT
Gaelynn Lea, winner of NPR’s 2016 Tiny Desk Contest, will share her music and her story in the finale of SDI’s Americans with Disabilities 30th Anniversary celebration! The singer-songwriter and violinist has graced the stage of renowned venues like Nashville’s Music City Roots, The Kennedy Center, House of Blues and even BBC World News. She has shared her story as an artist and person with a disability on The Moth and the TEDx stage. Please join us for a night of music and conversation with Gaelynn Lea!
Register for this free event