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.
Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 9:30 a.m. — noon
Location: Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213
Admission: 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 [email protected] 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; the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 21 and Able Initiative; and the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.