July 26, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act! We have come a long way in terms of rights and access, and we have a long way still to fight. Please join us at some of these exciting events to celebrate #ADA30.
- Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century – Online Book Launch. July 25th, 2020. 4-5:15 pm PT. Join us for this webinar featuring a discussion and readings by the editor Alice Wong and contributors to the book from the Bay Area. 10 lucky participants will receive a free copy! Contributors who will be featured on the panel include: Patty Berne, Haben Girma, Ariel Henley, Lateef McLeod, and s.e. smith, moderated by Yomi Wrong. 10 lucky participants will win a free copy of Disability Visibility. ASL/captioning provided. Register: http://tinyurl.com/dvbooklaunch. Webinar co-organized by the Disability Visibility Project and the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability.
- #ADA30InColor: July 26th, 4 pm PT, online. Join us for a panel, moderated by Andraéa LaVant. #ADA30InColor is a series of essays by disabled BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) writers on the past, present, and future of disability rights and justice. Co-organized by the Disability Visibility Project, SF Public Library and Longmore Institute on Disability at SFSU. ASL and live captioning will be provided. https://tinyurl.com/ADAinColorPanel
- San Francisco City Hall will be lit up in blue and white on July 26 to honor the ADA!