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Let’s Not Repeat the Past: History Meets Disability Advocacy 2018 – Pittsburgh

May 31 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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The Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium and the Heinz History Center present
United States Disability Policy: A Rich History, An Unsure Future”
by Michael Gamel-McCormick
Disability Policy Director for U.S. Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania

Following the talk, a vibrant panel of leading regional advocates will discuss how the disability rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s informs their own experiences and present-day advocacy.

Thursday, May 31, 2018
9:30 a.m. — noon
Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213

Admission is free but please register in advance by May 25.

Accessibility: ASL interpretation will be provided. Other accommodations available upon request. Please request by contacting Mary Hartley at info@wpdhac.org or 412-204-7199 no later than May 15.

Parking is available and the location is close to major bus lines.

Funding for this event provided by the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust. Support also provided by ACHIEVA and the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.

Details

Date:
May 31
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events/history-meets-disability-advocacy

Organizer

Western PA Disability History and Action Consortium
Website:
http://www.wpdhac.org

Venue

Rodef Shalom
4905 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
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