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Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of The ADA

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the ADA

ADA Anniversary Tool Kit: Celebrating 25th Anniversary Of the ADA

 Information and Materials to the Public and the Media

 on the ADA and the July 26, 2015 ADA Anniversary

July 26, 2015 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Celebrations of the signing of the ADA by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990 are taking place across the nation.

The ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) give civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. The ADA and ADAAA also assure equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities for access to businesses, employment, transportation, state and local government programs and services, and telecommunications.

To celebrate this 25th milestone, the ADA National Network and its ten regional ADA Centers across the

United States offer an ADA Anniversary Tool Kit for use by the public and the media

through the ADA Anniversary website .

Celebrating 25 years of the ADA 1990-2015

 

The ADA25 and Faith Initiative The Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition of the American Association of Persons with Disabilities and the National Collaborative on Faith and Disability have initiated the ADA25 and Faith Campaign to encourage faith communities and organizations to sponsor and join in celebrations and activities related to ADA25. Place of worship.Congregations can sign a Faith Community Proclamation developed in collaboration with the ADA National Network recommitting to the vision of the ADA as well as customize resources to educational and celebration events.

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