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The ADA Legacy Tour - July 26-30: Washington, D.C.

July 26-30, 2015   |   Organized by: ADA Legacy Tour


The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will turn twenty-five on July 26, 2015. And a big anniversary deserves a BIG celebration! That's why we're partnering with individuals and organizations around the country to prepare for 2015. How will YOU celebrate?

The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) will host an ADA25 celebration on Sunday, July 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.  Please stay tuned for more details.

The ADA Legacy Tour is rolling across the country raising awareness and building excitement toward ADA25 - the 25th anniversary of the ADA in 2015! The Tour includes:

  • The "Road to Freedom" ADA Bus - which traveled to 48 states in 2007 to raise support for the ADA Amendments Act - courtesy of the Disability Rights Center and driven by veteran disability rights photographer, Tom Olin;
  • a four-panel display on the history of self-advocacy, courtesy of the Museum of disABILITY History;
  • displays on The ADA Legacy Project and its effort to preserve of disability history; celebrate disability history milestones; and educate future generations of disability advocates;
  • a "Because of the ADA . . ." booth where you can post your thoughts and photos to illustrate the difference the ADA has made in your life;
  • the ADA quilt - add your signature to thousands of others who have participated in the Tour;
  • displays on the history of the Road to Freedom Tour;
  • an information table with handouts on The ADA Legacy Project and the ADA, plus information from our partners and sponsors; and
  • events, workshops, artifacts, and other programming provided by local hosts.

Six of the Tour stops will be housed at the Abilities Expo, one of our major Tour partners. These stops will include a workshop on the ADA, courtesy of the ADA National Network.

Each stop will have a unique theme and purpose.  Join the ADA Legacy Tour July 26-30 in Washington, D.C!  (Time and venue to be determined.  Check back for updates!)

The bus, with "Road to Freedom" and the American flag painted on the side




Washington, DC US


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