When: Tues, Jan 20th - 9am Where: ADAPT Office - 1640A East 2nd St Suite 100 Please let us know you are coming so we have enough bagels.
(Even better bring something to share) RSVP - 512/442-0252 6) Columbia, Missouri “Speak Up, Speak Out!
3) Oakland, California Disability Inaugural Event When: Wednesday, January 21, 4-7 pm Where: Fruitvale / San Antonio Senior Center, 3301 East 12th Street, Oakland, right at the Fruitvale BART station Join us to raise your voice and put disability issues on the agenda for the new president! Sponsored by: Community Resources for Independent Living, Center for Independent Living, World Institute on Disability, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, and National Multiple Sclerosis Society Contact: Jessica Lehman, 510-881-5743, [email protected]) Long Beach, California CA Workforce Investment Act Conference for Youth “Youth Advocacy in the “AGE OF OBAMA” When: Tuesday, January 20, 2009, - AM Details forthcoming.
5) Austin, Texas Barack Obama Inauguration Viewing Join the ADAPT of Texas activists, who will be drinking coffee, eating bagels and cream cheese, while celebrating the historic inauguration of Senator Barack Obama as President of the United States.
What concrete positive impact will result in terms of Inclusive Tourism and Universal Design more generally is an open question.
Meanwhile, the grass roots enthusiasm of the disability community is reflected in the following list of inagural events.
It undoubtedly has the potential to develop into one of the best events of its kind in the world!The Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge has been staged successfully during the past six years, growing from its humble beginnings of only 27 entries in 2002 (then known as the Outeniqua Chair Challenge -OCC) to the magnificent race attracting 511 participants in 2008!The Challenge is not only unique as being the first and only event exclusively for the disabled in South Africa, but it is staged in the picturesque town of George, in the heart of the spectacular Garden Route in the Western Cape, situated at the foot of the splendour of the Outeniqua Mountains.” Legislative Training Learn how a bill becomes a law and how to contact your legislator!When: Friday, January 30, – pm Where: Columbia Public Library, 100 West Broadway, Columbia MO 65205 RSVP by January 25th to Mark Ohrenberg, Services for Independent Living Phone: 573-874-1646 ext.