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ADA Justice & Equality Conference

ADA Justice & Equality Conference

On July 26, 2010 AZDAC hosted the ADA Justice & Equality Conference at the Disability Empowerment Center.   
It was an educational and interactice day highlighting many important aspects of the disablity rights movement in America & here in Arizona.  If you missed it, see agenda below.  We hope you'll join us next year! 

8:30 – 9:00 am - Registration
9:00 am Welcome – Nina Pulliam Conference Center

  • Keynote Speaker - Melanie Pate – Chief Council, Civil Rights Division, Attorney General’s Office. Learn about Arizona’s new ADA Law; the difference between State and Federal law; how to be an effective advocate and file a complaint.
  • How far have we come? (Disability History) Amina Kruck and Donna Powers
  • The making of the ADA -Susan Webb
  • Practical Advocacy Tips Panel and Q&A; Session 

Free Box Lunch

Breakout sessions

  • Title 1 Employment - Susan Webb, ABIL Employment Services
  • ADA and Unseen Disabilities - Nanette Bowels, ADA Consultant
  • ADA and Mental Health - Alana Levine, NAMI
  • ADA and Transportation – Carol Ketcherside, Valley Metro
  • ADA Jeopardy Game - Ed Myers, Arizona Center for Disability Law