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Celebrating the ADA's 28th Anniversary

NCCDD ADA 2018 Celebration

ADA Proclamation 2018The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became a law on July 26, 1990. Join NCCDD and its statewide partners as we come together to celebrate the passage of the law that promotes equal opportunities and access for people with disabilities.

Read the Americans with Disabilities Act Day proclamation
from the Office of Governor Cooper

Click here to view English pdf.  Click here to view English text. 

Click here to view SPANISH pdf

Click here to link to our NC ADA Network Initiative page.

Read our ADA Anniversary Blogs

Attend our ADA Anniversary Events July 2018

Tuesday, July 10LargeCrownLogo
Proclamation for July 26, 2018 as Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day
6:00 PM
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
600 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC
Info: http://charlottenc.gov/crc/ServicesPrograms/Pages/ADA.aspx

Tuesday, July 17
Joy A. Shabazz Center for Disability Rights
Eat, Meet, & Greet 2018Joy A. Shabazz Center for Disability Rights
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
DoubleTree Hotel
3030 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27403
It’s a Celebration! Join Us! Guest speaker, Games, Door Prizes, Good Food, Great Fellowship, Vendors, Much more…! Click here to download our flyer.
RSVP to 336-272-0501 by Monday, July 9, 2018
Visit our website at http://shabazzcil.org/

Tuesday, July 19
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Housing for People with Disabilities Listening Forum

1:00 PM – ?
New Hanover County Main Library
201 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, 28401
[email protected]
Download the flyer

Tuesday, July 19
DisAbility Partners Center for Independent LivingDisAbility Partners Center for Independent Living
ADA Celebration Bash

4:00 PM – ?
525 Mineral Springs Dr. Sylva, NC 28779
Hamburgers, hot dogs, live music, and an ADA presentation.
RSVP by July 13th at 828-631-1167.

Tuesday, July 24
Raleigh Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities and Raleigh Wake Human Resource Management Association
Employer Resource Workshop
8:00 AM – 10:30 PM (Full breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m.)Raleigh Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities and Raleigh Wake Human Resource Management Association
Brownstone University – DoubleTree Hotel
1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27605
RSVP to Kristy Dixon at 919-749-0355 or [email protected] or go to www.rwhrma.org under Calendar
Click here to download our flyer.

Friday, July 27
DisAbility Partners Center for Independent LivingDisAbility Partners Center for Independent Living
Indoor Picnic

Noon – 3:00 PM
108 New Leicester Highway, Asheville, NC 28806
This ADA celebration will feature an indoor picnic, a video presentation about the ADA, and a speaker.

Saturday, July 28
Triangle Disability Awareness Council (TDAC)
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11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Chapel Hill Public Library
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
“JOIN the fun, awards, red carpet storytelling, emergency preparedness, tech talk, voiceover/talkback/accessible apps. Quick tips for iPhone/Android users, and a host of vendors/custom-made jewelry online auction/Bingo/door prizes, and much more!!! FREE!”
RSVP at [email protected] or 919-245-4337
Visit the website at: http://triangledac.org/

Monday, July 30, 2018Self Advocates of Mecklenburg County
Self-Advocates of Mecklenburg County
ADA Birthday Celebration
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
St. Gabriel Catholic Church
Suite A, Ministry Center, 3016 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28211
For more information, see: https://samecklenburg.weebly.com/

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Fayetteville-Cumberland Advisory Council
28th ADA Anniversary Celebration
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Kiwanis Recreation Center, 352 Devers Street, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Refreshments will be served. RSVP to 910-488-2608
For more information, contact Shirley Francis at 910-488-2608 or 910-273-1529, Sharon Collins at 910-670-4176 or Vincent Francis at 910-273-1615


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This project was supported, in part by grant number 2001NCSCDD-02, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.

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