Disability Community hosts ADA 28th Anniversary Celebration – ADA & Mental Health: Removing the Stigma
On July 26, 2018, a coalition of disability organizations and state agencies will partner with the Science Museum of Minnesota to celebrate the 28th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The event will be held at the Science Museum of Minnesota, on 120 West Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, and will bring together the disability community to openly discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act and mental health and also celebrate the rights guaranteed under the ADA.
Festivities begin at 1:00 p.m. in the Discovery Hall with a keynote address by Marya Hornbacher; a Minneapolis based award-winning writer, journalist, teacher and lecturer. Other speakers and entertainers include; Adina Burke who uses storytelling through spoken word poetry and punk music and Sam Miltich and Friends who will highlight cultural contributions of famous artists with mental illness and inspiring hope through Sam’s own story and original compositions.
The event is free and open to the public. ASL interpreters, audio description and CART captioning will be provided as well as light refreshments.
For more information and/or to register for this free event please visit: https://www.disability.state.mn.us/events/28th-ada-celebration-registration/
When you arrive, pick up your ADA Celebration wristband.
Free admission into the Science Museum, including the Mental Health: Mind Matters exhibit.
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