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ADA Anniversary Links from Around the Web

July 27, 2011
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Please note that inclusion of any specific article or blog post does not necessarily indicate endorsement by Day in Washingtion of any statements or opinions therein. 2011 ADA Address by Kathy Martinez Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy – http://www.dol.gov/dol/media/webcast/20110721-odep/index.htm The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – An “ADA Generation” Perspective” –...
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Celebrating the ADA at Home and Abroad – Special Advisor Judy Heumann, State Department

July 26, 2011
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Article Excerpt from Disability.gov blog post by Judith Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, Department of State Twenty-one years ago, the United States became the first country to adopt national civil rights legislation, unequivocally banning discrimination against people with disabilities in the public and private sectors. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was...
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Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA

July 26, 2011
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Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Today, I join my fellow Americans in celebrating the anniversary of the passage of a great civil rights achievement, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As we look back at the progress we’ve made in the last 21 years, we...
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Americans with Disabilities Act: 21 years later by Senator Tom Harkin

July 26, 2011
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Article excerpt from The Hill’s Congress Blog (link below) Today, we mark the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, landmark bipartisan legislation that has played a huge role in making our country more accessible, in raising the expectations of people with disabilities and their families about what they can...
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Presidential Proclamation – Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act 2011

July 26, 2011
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  From yesterday: THE WHITE HOUSE   Office of the Press Secretary   For Immediate Release July 25, 2011   ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2011   - – - – - – -   BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   A PROCLAMATION   Generations of Americans with...
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Guest Post: The Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 21 (and is Ready to Party)

July 26, 2011
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Cross-Posted at Tales of the Angry Negro (link below) On April 26, 2001 we again celebrate the Anniversary of the Passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and pay deference to its younger brother – the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The ADA is turning 21 this year and though less hoopla is being...
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All Day with the ADA

July 26, 2011
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Today, July 26, is the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and today, Day in Washington will host an all-day ADA blogstravaganza! What that means is that throughout the day, we will post blogs and articles about this 21st birthday of our favorite piece of legislation. Stay tuned and enjoy! Best, Day
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Federal Communications Commission Celebrates the ADA and Creates Opportunities for Input

July 20, 2010
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Federal Communications Commission Celebrates the ADA and Creates Opportunities for Input

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) celebrated the ADA with a full house event of presenters, performers and a Technology Conference at the U.S. Department of Commerce. There was a video and a number of announcements and presentations made. I wanted to mention a few of the items that came up, including a story...
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