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 and Location
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102
Parking information for the Science Museum of Minnesota can be found here: Parking & Directions.
Parking is subject to availability. For parking questions, contact 651-221-2546.
Note: The passenger drop-off is at the front of the building, at 120 Kellogg Boulevard.
Marya Hornbacher is a Minneapolis-based award-winning writer, journalist, teacher and lecturer whose body of work includes a huge range of topics, including writing, literature, feminism, ethics, and mental health. Marya Hornbacher homepage
Sam Miltich and Friends present “The Improvised Life: Exploring Intersections of Mental Health & Creativity through Jazz,” a program highlighting cultural contributions of famous artists with mental illness (e.g. Thelonious Monk) and inspiring hope through Sam’s own story and original compositions. Sam Miltich Music
Adina Burke, who identifies as a bisexual woman with Cerebral Palsy, uses storytelling through spoken word poetry and punk music to address issues of sexuality and ableism. Adina Burke Facebook page
In order to plan for this year’s celebration, we ask that you register if you are going to attend.
Accommodations provided include:
- ASL interpretation
- Audio description
The site is wheelchair accessible. Any other disability-related accommodations should be requested by July 16, 2018.
For more information, or if you have difficulty completing the form, please contact Cindy Tarshish at 651-603-2015 or email@example.com.