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Minnesota Digital Accessibility Law Celebration

Celebrating Ten Years of Disability Inclusion in One Minnesota!

4/25/2019 10:08:52 AM

The Minnesota State Capitol dome is featured along with the State of Minnesota logo and the following text,

Please join MNCDHH at the event celebrating Ten Years of the Digital Accessibility Law, which was passed in 2009. This event is being organized by:

  • The Office of Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan,
  • The Minnesota It Services Office of Accessibility, and
  • Minnesota's accessibility coordinators from state agencies, boards, and commissions

Where: Minnesota State Capitol, Rotunda, 75 Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 1:45-4:00 p.m.

Accommodations: ASL interpreters and CART provided. For additional accommodations or information, contact or 651-201-1118.

We will begin with a brief recognition ceremony from 1:45-2:15 p.m. and honor some of the individuals who recognized the need for the digital accessibility law and who worked to draft and pass the law.

Recognized guests include: 

  • Senator Ann Rest
  • Senator Torrey Westrom
  • Mary Hartnett, Executive Director, MNCDHH
  • Dave Andrews, Engineering Supervisor, State Services for the Blind 
  • Jamie Taylor, deafblind advocate,
  • and several more.

Then join the Experience Lab after the ceremony in the Rotunda where you can experience the value of digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We look forward to having you join us!


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