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 Council on Disability will be at the Minnesota State Fair! You will find us in Education Building between 9am and 9pm. Stop by our booth to pick up free materials and visit with Council Members, Commissioners and other honored guests!
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.
Today we celebrate the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which protects people with disabilities from discrimination, allowing them to fully participate in society. Accessibility Specialist Margot Imdieke Cross reflects on life before the ADA.
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!