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Demystifying Disability Inclusion: Celebrating the ADA’s 34th Anniversary

JulJuly 24 2024

9:00am - 10:30am


About this event

July 26, 2024, marks the 34th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Since its enactment, the civil rights law has shaped the development of and conversations around disability rights. Join Disability:IN Chicagoland, in collaboration with its affiliate partners Disability:IN DC MetroDisability:IN MinnesotaDisability:IN Wisconsin; and the Center for Disability Inclusion, for a celebration of the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Ann Deschamps, Director of the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, and Robin Jones, Director of the Great Lakes ADA Center, will lead a virtual conversation on the evolution of disability inclusion. Learn about the ADA’s impact on building inclusion within a culture that historically has never been inclusive. Discuss the changes in society’s perceptions of disability and its connection to other facets of identity. Understand common stumbling blocks to workplace inclusion. Bring your questions about disability inclusion to this interactive and engaging 90-minute conversation to celebrate the 34th Anniversary of the ADA.

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