Sruthi Subramanian is a high school student from Arden Hills, Minnesota who created a film documentary about the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). She submitted her documentary to the National History Day Competition and was a state finalist in Minnesota. The Minnesota Council on Disability asked Sruthi to share her experience in a guest blog about creating the documentary and her thoughts on how younger generations can get more involved in Disability Rights Advocacy.
The ADA 30th Anniversary planning committee is pleased to announce a virtual event on October 26 at 1:00 p.m. celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the ADA and National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This free, 90-minute, online event will feature informative presentations, artistic performances, and more.
Thank you to everyone who followed along with our virtual celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). MCD is committed to continuing this conversation. We provide training, technical assistance and work with our partners to develop public policy that upholds this landmark civil rights law.
The Minnesota Council on Disability reflects on the Keep Moving Forward participants that joined us at the State Fair in 2018: Master Hinkle, Mark Braun, Sherry Bartholomew and Christine Morgan. We also introduce the newest participants: Adonia Kyle, Jeff Bangsberg, Darlene Zangara, Ken Rodgers, Sam Jasmine, and Sharon Van Winkel.
Thanks to the ADA, people with disabilities can live in the communities and homes they choose, with access to the care they need.
Thanks to the ADA, people with disabilities are ensured independence and mobility, through the use of service animals.