Celebrating 10 Years of Disability Inclusion in One Minnesota!
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
1:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55155
In May, 2009, Minnesota adopted a law requiring the state to "develop and maintain accessible statewide information and telecommunications technology systems and services.” This law secures our state’s commitment to accessibility. There will be a celebration to mark the tenth anniversary of the passage of this landmark legislation on Tuesday, May 7 at the state capitol. The ceremony will honor legislative and advocacy champions including: Senator Ann Rest, Senator Torrey Westrom, Mary Hartnett, Chuk Hamilton, David Andrews, Jamie Taylor, and others.
1:45 - 2:15 p.m. Recognition Ceremony: Honoring legislative and advocacy champions.
2:15 - 4:00 p.m. Experience Lab! An immersive accessibility experience that showcases how people with disabilities use technology. Government information and services are for all citizens. Accessible websites and software help ensure that people with disabilities can apply for jobs, work, communicate, and use services available to all Minnesotans.
Come celebrate 10 years of disability inclusion in Minnesota. ASL interpreting and CART will be provided.
State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind Meeting
June 6, 2019
2200 University Ave W #240, St. Paul, MN 55114
Our State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind (SRC-B) guides the work of State Services for the Blind. Meetings are open to the public. Visit the Council page to learn more.