A coalition of disability organizations and state agencies, in partnership with the Science Museum of Minnesota, is organizing a celebration to recognize the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
This year’s theme is ADA & Mental Health: Removing the Stigma.
The afternoon will be filled with:
- An official proclamation
- Light refreshments
- And more!
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102
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