ADA Anniversary Update: 30 Years, Where Do We Go Now?

Event Date(s): 
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm

The Great Lakes ADA Center in collaboration with the ADA National Network invites you to attend the July ADA Audio Conference Series session titled, “ADA Anniversary Update: 30 Years, where do we go now?”

Date:   July 14th, 2020

Time:  11-12:30pm Pacific Time

Cost:   No Charge

The session will feature:

  • Emily Ladau, Editor in Chief, Rooted in Rights Blog;
  • Maria Town, President and CEO, American Association of People with Disabilities;
  • Timotheus Gordon, Jr., Researcher-Activist, Institute on Disability and Human Development at UIC, Co-Founder (Chicagoland Disabled People of Color Coalition);
  • Jae Jin Pak, Community Education & Training Coordinator, Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois Chicago;

Session Description:

On July 26th, 1990 President George H. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The intent of the ADA was to provide persons with disabilities Equality of opportunity, Full participation, Independent living, and Economic self-sufficiency. Thirty years down the road what is the state of disability rights in the United States? Join us as our speakers look forward and discuss what needs to be done to further the rights of persons with disabilities and fulfill the goals of the ADA. Participants will have an opportunity to pose questions to our speakers.

This session is offered via the Zoom webinar platform. Captioning is available in the webinar room or via StreamText link.

Registration:  Advance Registration is required at:  (you will need to set up an account on our website if you do not have one already).

Questions:   877-232-1990 (V/TTY) or by email at

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