DREDF on the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

DREDF, the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, is one of many organizations celebrating the anniversary of the Us's landmark civil rights law The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For a review of transportation advocacy and DREDF's role in advancing accessibility see:



From DREDF:

Dear Friends,

Today the nation celebrates the 20th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act. On this day, we recall not only the legislative triumph of the ADA and the changes it has wrought for people with disabilities, we also honor the Congressional leaders, disability community advocates, and supporters who transformed the vision of a comprehensive disability rights law into the reality of the ADA.

We also join with colleagues, allies, and family and friends around the country as we pause to acknowledge one of the most important achievements of the Disability Rights Movement and to re-envision a future where disability discrimination and second class citizenship is a distant memory.

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