Events Nationwide to Celebrate Olmstead Anniversary

Community LivingAcross the country, advocates are celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Olmstead decision on June 22, 1999. Here are just a few highlights:

June 20, Washington, DC: The Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services will host an event, streamed live at www.hhs.gov/live.

June 23, Atlanta, GA: Celebrating the Long Road Home: 15 Years of Olmstead, following the opening of the Civil and Human Rights Center

June 23, Austin, TX: ADAPT of Texas press conference and celebration

June 25, Washington, DC: The US Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will hear from people with disabilities, advocates, and supporters in a roundtable meeting called “Moving Toward Greater Inclusion – Olmstead at 15″

July 16: LEAD Center and US Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy webinar

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