OSWEGO – “Let the shameful wall of exclusion finally come tumbling down,” president George H.W. Bush at the Signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
On July 26, 1990 – President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act on the South Lawn of the White House.
The Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted in 1990 to prohibit discrimination based on disability in spaces of public accommodation, employment, government, commercial facilities, transportation and telecommunications.
It was designed to provide equal opportunities to all, without thought to disability.
You are invited to join ARISE in celebration of the ADA recognizing how far we have come and the work to be done yet.
Please stop by on July 26, at the ARISE offices located at 9 Fourth Avenue (Hillside Commons) in Oswego to join us for coffee, juice and a lite snack to start your day.
We will open at 8 a.m. and will have guests with us to commemorate the passage of the ADA.
No RSVP is necessary.
We just want to see you join in support of the ADA and what it means to our community.