Monday, June 14, 2010

White House Launches Celebration Of 20th Anniversary Of Americans With Disabilities Act

Posted by Kareem Dale on June 08, 2010 at 02:40 PM EDT

Sunday night, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, kicked off the President’s and White House’s celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act while delivering remarks to over 2,000 people from around the World at the VSA International Festival at the Kennedy Center. Valerie’s remarks, which you can find below, noted the significance of this historic landmark civil rights legislation, highlighted some of the President’s initiatives thus far related to people with disabilities and previewed that senior administration officials will be commemorating this historic anniversary in the weeks to come with new policies and events.
So, stay tuned for more announcements and information in the upcoming weeks.

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