July 26th marks Silver Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act! Come run to show your support of the 25th Anniversary in the 14th Annual ADA Memorial on Saturday, July 25th in Gainesville, GA. Run in the 5K, the new 9K category, or in the improved 1M course.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities that are like those provided to individuals on the basis of race, sex, national origin, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, public accommodations, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications.
There are several ways how you can be part in the Historic Moment of ADA25. Share your thoughts on what the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) means to people, or how it has helped you, a friend or loved one. Sign onto the ADA Pledge and shop for some one-of-a-king ADA25 Swag with the proceeds benefitting Check out the Official ADA25 Publication and learn all about the struggle to pass the Civil Rights law. Post, tag friends, comment, share, and tweet pictures at the ADA Memorial with the hashtag #ADA25 and Like the ADA Legacy Project Facebook page
The proceeds from the ADA Memorial will benefit Access to a Better Tomorrow, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure Georgians with disabilities have equal opportunities to enjoy life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. ABT recognizes that recreation is essential to happiness, and our organization provides support to the North Georgia Screamin' Eagles Power Soccer Club. Please consider becoming a sponsor of the ADA Memorial, or make a donation to assist the team in purchasing new power wheelchairs for the team to increase their competitiveness in the U.S. Power Soccer Association.