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ADA Legacy Tour Kicks Off This Friday, July 25, 2014!

On July 25th, 2014, the ADA Legacy Tour officially kicks off in Houston, 1 year and 1 day from the 25th Anniversary of ADA in 2015 (ADA25).

ADA Legacy Project LogoThe long-anticipated ADA Legacy Tour will kick off at Abilities Expo Houston on July 25, 2014 at NRG Center. An 11:30 a.m. press conference will be led by Lex Frieden, renowned disability rights activist and one of the chief architects of the Americans with Disabilities Act. During the press conference, the Office of the Mayor Annise Parker will bestow a proclamation to memorialize the occasion.

The ADA Legacy Tour is a traveling exhibit designed to raise public awareness and generate excitement about ADA25 and is produced by The ADA Legacy Project, Disability Rights Center, ADA National Network, and the Museum of disABILITY History. The year-long, nationwide tour will culminate in Washington DC on July 26, 2015, exactly 25 years after President George H.W. Bush signed the ADA into law.

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