On July 26th, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is a civil rights law that protects people with disabilities from discrimination on the basis of disability. We celebrate how far we’ve come while recognizing that there is work to be done.
ADA Events Around New England
Changing Reality of Disability in America 2020
Faneuil Hall, Boston on July 24th from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This national project illuminates a compelling story about the experience of disability in America today to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the passage of the ADA on July 26th in 2020. A key focus of our research is to go beyond the data to tell stories of people who inform our understanding of what full participation requires today. This project is funded by Dr. Allan R. Meyers Memorial Project.
ADA 30: March & Rally for Disability Rights
The march will begin at 12:00 pm and followed by a rally at Copley Square, Boston on July 22nd.
Changing Reality of Disability in America 2020, Faneuil Hall Boston
Faneuil Hall, Boston on July 24th at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Disability Pride Day 2020
Mills Park in Augusta, ME on July 24th at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ADA Anniversary Resources
ADA National Network
To help you celebrate the ADA, the ADA National Network has compiled a list of ADA events caround the nation and way for you to post your ADA celebration.
Join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook by using the hashtags #ADA30 #ThankstotheADA