Disability Pride Philadelphia

June 2012

Disability Pride Philadelphia - Save the date: July 28, 2012.

Commemorate 22 years of the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT in Philadelphia on July 28, 2012.

Participate in the Disability Pride March starting at the National Constitution Center and ending at the Liberty Bell.

See Justin Dart Jr.'s wheelchair, newly acquired by the National Constitution Center.

Justin Dart Jr. was a tireless activist and leader of the disability rights movement. He used this wheelchair while flanking President George H.W. Bush as the president signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Join in a day filled with celebrations
FREE Admission

9:30 a.m.
Doors open, booths, tables, discussion

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Unveiling ceremony for Justin Dart Jr.'s wheelchair at the National Constitution Center (525 Arch St.)

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Speakers, performers and joint photo exhibition by documentary photographers Tom Olin and Harvey Finkle at the National Constitution Center

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Disability Pride March on Independence Mall

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Reception at Liberty Resources (714 Market St., Atrium Lobby)

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