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Saturday, July 4, 2015

"Road to Freedom" ADA Bus Tour - Chicago Celebrating 25th Anniversary of the ADA - July 21,- 22, 2015

The ADA Legacy Tour is rolling across the country raising awareness and building excitement toward ADA25 - the 25th anniversary of the ADA in 2015! The Tour includes:
  • The "Road to Freedom" ADA Bus - which traveled to 48 states in 2007 to raise support for the ADA Amendments Act - courtesy of the Disability Rights Center and driven by veteran disability rights photographer, Tom Olin;
  • a four-panel display on the history of self-advocacy, courtesy of the Museum of disABILITY History;
  • displays on The ADA Legacy Project and its effort to preserve of disability history; celebrate disability history milestones; and educate future generations of disability advocates;
  • the ADA quilt - add your signature to thousands of others who have participated in the Tour;
  • displays on the history of the Road to Freedom Tour; and
  • information, giveaways, events, workshops, artifacts, and other programming provided by local hosts.
The Field Museum
East Parking Lot
1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605
The ADA Legacy Tour stop in Chicago will be accompanied by two days of adaptive sport demonstrations with an opportunity for anyone to try their hand at basketball, tennis, and softball in a sports chair, plus hand cycling and adaptive golf sponsored by the Chicago Park District and partner organizations. Be sure to visit the Museum Campus to check out all of the activities. 
Updates to follow as available, so check back soon!


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