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THE BUS IS COMING! THE BUS IS COMING!

Join Via to see the “Road to Freedom” bus – in Longmont and in Boulder this Thursday, March 12th. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – a wide-ranging civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability – turns twenty-five this year. Has this important Civil Rights legislation affected your life, or the life of a loved one? To raise awareness about the ADA on its anniversary, The ADA Legacy Project is bringing the “Road to Freedom“ ADA Bus – a multi-media, mobile education and information exhibit – to multiple locations across the United States. This week, the bus stops here! Join the celebrations, learn more about this important Civil Rights legislation and add your voice – at the Center for People with Disabilities, (CPWD), offices in Longmont and Boulder:

LONGMONT:
Thursday, March 12th from 9-11am
CPWD Longmont
615 N. Main Street, Longmont CO

BOULDER:
Thursday, March 12th from Noon-6pm
CPWD Boulder
1675 Range Street, Boulder, CO

Activities, displays and information include:

  • A “Because of the ADA . . .” booth – post your thoughts and photos illustrating the difference the ADA has made in your life
  • A “Because of the ADA . . .” quilt – add your signature to thousands of others, commemorating your participation in the tour
  • The history of self advocacy and importance of self-determination
  • Displays and handouts on The ADA Legacy Project and the ADA, specifically disability history, milestones and education of future generations of advocates
  • At the Boulder location: Consumer Testimonials – Light Lunch – Speakers

MV1_PassSide_LoResWe’ll have our new MV-1 accessible vehicle on display in Longmont and Boulder. Join us! Be part of history! Add your voice!

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
ADA Legacy Project
ADA Legacy Tour
Americans with Disabilities Act – U.S. Dept. of Labor

Center for People with Disabilities, (CPWD): call Aaron Pasterz at 303-442-8662, ext 119 or Diane Groff at CPWD/Longmont: 303-772-3250, x 252.