July 26th will mark the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Communities across America will be holding events for the occassion, and on Saturday, July 22nd our organization, supporters, and sponsors will honor the Anniversary by holding the 16th Annual ADA Memorial. Come run in the 5k, 10k, or walk a mile to show your support and celebrate the rights of people with disabilities, and inclusive communities.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, sex, national origin, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity in employment, public accommodations, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications.
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 download the sponsor form and become a
sponsor of the ADA Memorial. Sponsorships can be purchased
online, and we also welcome you to make a donation to assist the
Screamin' Eagles purchase new power wheelchairs to increase
competitiveness in the
U.S. Power Soccer Association.