National Events

25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Dole Institute of Politics gathered information about the passage of the ADA and created an exhibit showing the people involved with Senator Dole's work passing the ADA and a timeline of  events. See more on their website

20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Today Show Interview - about Employment of People with Disabilities
  • The ADA at 20 years - Comments from University of Kansas
  •  Labor Hall of Fame - The 2010 Honorees are Helen Keller and Justin Dart, Jr. Dart is widely regarded as the "father of the Americans with Disabilities Act." Keller's story as an advocate who was deaf and blind taught the world that every worker has something positive to contribute when they are given an opportunity. The portraits and brief biographies of the Honorees are included in the Hall of Fame.
 
Events of Note Throughout History