Members of the disability community, ADA advocates, friends, family members, community leaders and policymakers will gather on the south side lawn of the Minnesota State Capitol Aug. 8 at 1 p.m. for a much-anticipated ribbon-cutting ceremony. The celebration will unveil two new ADA compliant ramps that provide full access to enjoy the popular gardens on the Minnesota capitol grounds.
The Minnesota Fringe Festival (August 1-11) features storytelling, comedy, drama, music, opera and dance performances. Fringe-managed venues are accessible, and ASL, audio description and open captioning are offered at select shows.
Join us for the 29th Anniversary of the ADA! Our celebration will feature special guests and a panel discussion of how the ADA can ensure everyone leads full lives, rich with dignity and joy, and free from discrimination. Registration is not required to attend the event.
This is National Disability Voter Registration Week! Voter registration drives are a great way to promote community involvement and civic participation across the country. Help your community get registered to vote!
The ADA was passed July 26, 1990 with the intention of making the built environment more accessible over time. Minnesota’s Accessibility Code and Building Code are very specific as to how our built environment should be constructed for safety and accessibility.
We celebrate the birthday of Helen Keller, a person with disabilities who became an educator, a leading humanitarian, and a co-founder of the ACLU.