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    NCIL Conference Recap

    A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) Conference in Washington, D.C. The highlights of the conference included a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the ADA, a  march to the capitol, and visiting  with our legislators to advocate for policy change. I would also like to congratulate ILRCSF's Executive Director, Jessie … [Read more...]

    Jessie Lorenz Meets President Barack Obama

    ILRCSF Executive Director was among the White House ADA 25 celebration's attendees to be invited to meet President Obama one-on-one. “This photograph is provided by THE WHITE HOUSE as a courtesy and may be printed by the subject(s) in the photograph for personal use only. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not otherwise be reproduced, disseminated or broadcast, without … [Read more...]

    ADA 25: President Obama Speaks about The Americans with Disabilities Act

    https://youtu.be/AKyBrk6ntaM … [Read more...]

    ADA 25: A Humbling Invitation

    At the invitation of President Barack Obama,  Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco will mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act at a special White House Reception on Monday, July 20 at 3:15pm (EST), represented by its Executive Director Jessie Lorenz. “What a difference a quarter century makes,” said Lorenz. “In the last 25 years since the ADA was first … [Read more...]

    Deadline Extended: CA #ADA25 Conference Call for Workshop Proposals!

    Deadline Extended: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 A day-and a half long disability community-driven conference exploring access under the first 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the road ahead for the next generation. The conference theme "Access, Availability, Advocacy and Civil Rights!" reflects a multi-generational view of disability justice. "Access" is the equal … [Read more...]

    California #ADA25 Conference – Call for Workshop Proposal Submissions

    CALIFORNIA #ADA25 CONFERENCE Access, Availability, Advocacy and Civil Rights! A day-and a half long disability community-driven conference exploring access under the first 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the road ahead for the next generation. The conference theme "Access, Availability, Advocacy and Civil Rights!" reflects a multi-generational view of disability … [Read more...]

    #OurADAStories Social Media Campaign

    The Disability Visibility Project is launching the #OurADAStories Social Media Campaign from now till July 26th in partnership with The National Council on Independent Living. Check out the website below for more information on how you can get involved in the campaign. Our ADA Stories … [Read more...]

    The Road to the California #ADA 2015 Conference Begins Now!

    The Disability Organizing Network is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) by hosting the statewide California #ADA25 Conference on September 25th and 26th in San Francisco.  More details to coming soon! But there are two ways you can already begin to get ready for the conference… Please take a moment to complete a short 2-question survey by CLICKING … [Read more...]

    Celebrate ADA 25!

    Throughout video: President's Own U.S. Marine Band plays “Stars and Stripes Forever.” Opening with black background with white letters saying “coming July 2015.” Narrative: “coming July 2015.” Americans with Disabilities logo, with red ADA above white line with number 25 in blue below along with the words Americans with Disabilities Act and 1990-2015. Next image on right side is … [Read more...]