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Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) | July 26, 2018 | Mediator

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

FREE

Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Promise and Realities of Disability Rights

Details

The Promise and Realities of Disability Rights
July 26, 2018
89 South Street
West Room, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02111
9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Light refreshments and drinks will be served.

American Marshall Memorial Fellows Gary C. Norman, Esq. L.L.M. (MMF ‘08) and Kerry Thompson, Ed.M. (MMF ‘14) from the German Marshall Fund of the United States will co-host an event to celebrate the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

This event will celebrate the achievements of the Americans with Disabilities Act since the Act was first signed by President H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. Boston’s distinguished disability leaders, activists, and guests will reflect on disability rights progress and the future of disability rights in today’s global community.

A detailed agenda will be shared closer to the date.

  • July 26, 2018 at the NonProfit Center at 89 South Street; West Room, 2nd Floor; Boston, MA 02111
    • Join us for a light breakfast at 9:30 am
    • Program runs 10:00 am – 12:30pmWe look forward to welcoming you. ASL interpretation and CART will be provided. Let us know if you require accommodations.Please provide your RSVP to info@silentrhythmsboston.org.

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Organizers

Gary C. Norman
Kerry Thompson