On 27th anniversary of #ADA, we celebrate the progress US has made to ensure the rights of people with disabilities.
The American Disabilities Act Anniversary: Inspiring Inclusive Sports in Botswana
This Wednesday, July 26, we celebrate the progress the United States has made to ensure the rights of people with disabilities; it is the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This anniversary also serves as a reminder that there is still much work to do to make our global society truly inclusive. Last week, Ann Cody, Senior Foreign Affairs Officer in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, conducted a webinar with citizens of Botswana who are disability rights advocates. Participants in the webinar plan to work with the U.S. Embassy and the International Disability Rights team in DRL to further their advocacy efforts to secure legislation that would revolutionize public infrastructure, helping everyone – those with and without disabilities.
"We are stronger together." On #ADA27, #DisabilityRights advocates promote message of support and inclusion. #ADA
Advancing Disability Rights Advocacy: Building Global Coalitions Through People-to-People Diplomacy
In my capacity as a Foreign Affairs Officer in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) I had the incredible opportunity to meet Leroy Phillips, an outspoken radio host and advocate for people