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Speaker and panel will discuss how the disability rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s informs present-day issues and advocacy.
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Join us on May 31! Speaker and panel will look to the future using the lessons of history

Please join us for 
Let’s Not Repeat the Past: History Meets Disability Advocacy 2018

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
at 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.


 
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