Three Ways to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA 30: Americians with Disabilities Act, Celebrate the AA on July 26, 2020.

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the United States.

Signed by President George Bush on July 26, 1990, the ADA was a major milestone in ensuring civil rights and protections to people with disabilities.

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McLennan County, Texas Agrees to Website Accessibility

McLennan County website

In a settlement agreement announced last Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Justice, McClennan County, Texas will improve aspects of civic life for people with disabilities.

As part of the agreement, McLennan County will make its website accessible to people with disabilities. Continue reading McLennan County, Texas Agrees to Website Accessibility

Photo of the Week: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the ADA in Detroit

ADA floor mural created by participants at celebration

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1980. Signed by President George H.W. Bush, the law brought civil rights and protections to not only people with disabilities, but everyone, in the workplace, schools, and communities.

Last week, I had the opportunity to see the ADA Legacy Tour, a cross-country interactive exhibit promoting disability rights as civil rights, when it stopped in Detroit’s Eastern Market. Continue reading Photo of the Week: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the ADA in Detroit