Disability Action Center NW, Inc.
20 Years of the ADA: The Fight Goes On!
Inside this issue: Community, State and National ADA anniversary events
Spokane ADA Event
Coalition of Responsible Disabled (CORD)
Partner Agencies: ARC of Spokane, Center Pointe, Disability Action Center (DAC), Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC) and others
Join in the ADA picnic/celebration that will be held on Monday, July 26th from 10:30-1:00, at Mirabeau Park in Spokane Valley.
The event celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the signing of the ADA and will be a collaboration with CORD of Spokane (Coalition of Responsible Disabled) and DAC.
Speakers include the WA SILC President and a representative from DBTAC and DAC Director Mark Leeper.
A professional band will be playing; sack lunches provided; games; raffle prizes, and clowns to make balloons!
ADA trivia and history will also be a part of the event plus a proclamation presented by the Mayor of Spokane Valley.
To start off the celebration in Coeur d’Alene, Mayor Sandi Bloem will present a proclamation to DAC at 9:15 a.m. on July 26th, with numerous people joining hands around City Hall. (People in Boise will be doing this around the capitol).
The youth from Special Needs Recreation will be participating at City Hall and continuing on to the celebration at Mirabeau Park.
Please Note: RSVP would be greatly appreciated. It would mean so much to our community if you would join us for this event? If you have any questions, please contact Theresa Kennedy or Cheryl Amann at CORD, 326-6355.
Boise Idaho ADA Celebration
“Hand’s Around The Capitol”
In the Boise area the celebration is called, “Hands Around The Capitol,” and planned on July 26, 2010 at the Capitol City Park, 601 W. Jefferson from 11:00 to 6:00.
Entertainment provided and guest speakers include National and local Advocates.
NCIL Annual Conference
July 19-22, 2010
Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C.
Register at www.ncil.org
call 877.525.3400 (voice), 202.207.0340 (tty)
DAC staff member’s Steve, Nancy, Julie and Keshia will be attending the conference in D.C. and we look forward to sharing stories and photo’s from their trip in our next newsletter!