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  • Saturday, April 18th, 2015
    8:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT
    Worcester State University- Ghosh Center, 486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA
    Description of Event: 
    Worcester's 3rd annual fair housing conference is produced by the Worcester Fair Housing Project, a partnership between the City of Worcester and Community Legal Aid. Participants will engage with expert panels on disability rights, foreclosures, refugee concerns and safe housing and lead...
  • Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
    10:00 AM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT
    Morgantown, West Virginia
    Description of Event: 
    The Work Opportunities Job Fair will provide job seekers access to 50 local employers, with the potential for onsite interviews. Private interview rooms and interpreters for the deaf will be available. Pre-event training will be provided to employers to promote sensitivity when communicating with...
  • Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Online

     The Northeast ADA Center staff will answer the ADA and Universal Design building accessibility questions received from stakeholders and also address the most common questions related to building design that our Technical Assistance Staff receives. Be sure to submit your questions to the...

  • Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
    2:00 PM EDT - 3:30 PM EDT
    On-line

    This webinar will address many of the main transportation issues that people with disabilities face today and answer these questions:

    • How do I find a ride?
    • What are the skills needed to use public transportation and where can I or my child gain this knowledge?
    • ...
  • Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
    6:00 PM EDT - 9:00 PM EDT
    Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA
    Description of Event: 
    Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and honor Joyce Bender at a Tribute Dinner on May 6, 2015 in Pittsburgh, PA. The event will help support Volunteers of America’s workforce development programs, Project for Freedom and...
  • Sunday, May 10th, 2015 to Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
    Atlanta, Georgia

    Register today to attend the premiere event on the Americans with Disabilities Act!

    The National ADA Symposium is a four day comprehensive conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act. The 19th annual ADA Symposium will offer an opening reception,...

  • Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Online

    It is more and more common that employers recruit, screen, and conduct much of the hiring process online. While this has given employers new ways of finding workers, it has presented challenges for employers and for people with disabilities. Joe Bontke of the Equal Employment Opportunity...

  • Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Online

    In September 2014, New York began its Employment First Initiative to promote the integration of New Yorkers with disabilities into the workforce. This webinar will examine the employment disparity of people with disabilities, its negative effects, and how governmental action such as the...

  • Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
    10:00 AM PDT - 11:30 AM PDT
    Online

    This is Part I of our two-part webinar series with the Job Accommodation Network.

    This presentation will feature Kelsey Lewis and Melanie Whetzel.

    Job accommodations can be vital for the successful employment of individuals with mental health impairments. Knowing how, when, and why...

  • Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Online

    This webinar will provide an overview of the recreation areas required to be accessible under the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, including: amusement rides, boating facilities, fishing piers and platforms, golf courses, miniature golf, and swimming pools and spas. We will also discuss...

  • Friday, June 12th, 2015
    2:00 PM PDT - 6:00 PM PDT
    Kiwanis Park, Lewiston Idaho
    Description of Event: 
    Join Disability Action Center NW in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn why the ADA is important! Find out about resources in your community. Arts and crafts booths and kids activities. FREE BBQ and live music.
  • Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
    10:00 AM PDT - 11:30 AM PDT
    Online

    This is Part II of our two-part webinar series with the Job Accommodation Network. This presentation will feature speakers Traci Jordan and Elisabeth Simpson.

    In this second session, audience members will identify when and how the Americans with Disabilities Act and its...

  • Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Online

    This webinar will provide an overview of the 2010 ADA Standards requirements for access to Sports Facilities. Topics covered will include Areas of indoor and outdoor sports activity, including court sports, sports fields and other sports (such as gymnastics and wrestling). Dressing, fitting, and...

  • Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 to Sunday, July 26th, 2015
    San Francisco Bay Area
    Description of Event: 
    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will turn 25 on July 26, 2015. Such a big milestone in our nation’s history deserves a celebration that centers on the San Francisco Bay Area, the birthplace of disability advocacy. The mission of the ADA 25 Bay Area is to increase awareness and...
  • Friday, July 17th, 2015
    11:00 AM MDT - 4:00 PM MDT
    Boise Idaho Capitol Park
    Description of Event: 
    The Celebration on the 25th Anniversary of the ADA will take place on July 17, 2015 at Capitol Park (in front of Idaho State Capitol) in Boise, Idaho. There will be public awareness tables, speakers, music, mini ADA trainings. At 12:30 over 1000 people will surround the Capitol holding hands. We...
  • Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
    11:00 AM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT
    Boston Common (corner of Charles and Beacon Street) Boston, MA
    Description of Event: 
    Join us Wednesday - July 22, 2015 on Boston Common to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as we mark this milestone with a march, speakers, and entertainment. For the march and program details, visit www.ada25boston.org ...
  • Saturday, July 25th, 2015
    12:00 PM CDT - 6:00 PM CDT
    Madison, WI
    Description of Event: 
    A free outdoor festival in Brittingham Park on the bay of Lake Monona. Celebrate the talents, skills, arts, energy and pride of people with and without disabilities, and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Features a professional performance tent with performers who...
  • Saturday, July 25th, 2015
    12:00 PM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT
    Worcester, MA
    Description of Event: 
    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turns 25 years this year and we have a lot to celebrate. Join the City of Worcester and area social service agencies, educators, advocates, family and friends for a celebration at Union Station, 2 Washington Square, Worcester, MA 01604 on Saturday - July 25...
  • Saturday, July 25th, 2015
    12:00 PM CDT - 6:00 PM CDT
    Brittingham Park, Madison, WI
    Description of Event: 
    An outdoor festival featuring: a stage where all acts include at least one person with a disability; a karaoke tent; a wellness tent with adaptive yoga; and free massages.
  • Sunday, July 26th, 2015
    12:00 PM CDT - 4:00 PM CDT
    Minnesota History Center, Saint Paul, MN
    Description of Event: 
    Minnesota State Council on Disability (MSCOD) has exciting plans with our yearlong festivities culminating in a 25th ADA Anniversary Celebration for July 26th, at the Minnesota History Center. Everyone is invited to the party, which will include live music, an open mic, arts activities, and more...
  • Monday, July 27th, 2015
    9:30 AM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Description of Event: 
    More than two dozen local organizations and advocates are working together to plan a day of celebration and reflection of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (known as the ADA) on Monday, July 27th in downtown Cincinnati. The theme for the celebration is Disability Rights...
  • Sunday, August 9th, 2015
    Chicago, Illinois
    Description of Event: 
    A celebration commemorating the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, held in Chicago's Millennium Park. This event will feature world class entertainment and will be presented in Millennium Park, which incorporates Universal Design to create a barrier free...
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