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THE ACCESS LIVING “LEAD ON!” GALA
Join Access Living and Honorees President Bill Clinton and Shirley Welsh Ryan on June 1 as they celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Access Living’s 35th Anniversary.
ACCESS FOR ALL: TOM OLIN’S PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE DISABILITY RIGHTS MOVEMENT
The Chicago History Museum is proud to host an exhibition of images by renowned disability rights photographer Tom Olin. The nineteen framed prints, on loan from the permanent art collection at Access Living, depict the activists who brought about the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act in July 1990.
CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will present a performer with a disability as part of the 2015 Blues Festival. Clarence Carter will play from 7:05-8:05pm, on the Petrillo Stage at the Blues Festival.
THE ADA AT 25: WHAT’S THE NEWS?
If you are in TV, radio, newspapers, online news outlets—if you are a student or community activist who covers issues—this is one-stop shopping to better understand the Americans with Disabilities Act on its 25th anniversary.
SPECIAL RECEPTION FOR THE LEGAL COMMUNITY WITH SENATOR TOM HARKIN
By invitation only:
Please join us for cocktails and conversation as we commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with original co-sponsor Senator Tom Harkin (ret., D – IA).