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24th Anniv of ADA
6:55 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Marchers Honor Disabled Law Anniversary

Marchers head down Montgomery Street to recognize 24th anniv of Americans with Disabilities Act.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

  Chanting, “Disabled and proud, say it loud,”  disabled Central New Yorkers and their supporters were proud today to remember the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  A group of 100 or more marched the streets of downtown Syracuse just before noontime…much of their focus to change perceptions.  Linda Feltus is an employment consultant with Enable-T-L-S…and she’s helped a variety of people succeed in the workplace.

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Disabled Community
10:35 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Disabled Artists Know No Bounds in Arise's 'UNIQUE' Exhibit

Set Free Hands Off by Andrew Swarm is on UNIQUE Magazine's back cover
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Central New Yorkers experienced a special evening of art and creativity at the Everson  Museum for the opening of the UNIQUE Art Exhibit.


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Civil Rights and Disabilities
3:21 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

ADA Anniversary Gives Local Agencies Cause For Celebration

ARISE and other local agencies gathered at City Hall Commons today to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Credit John Smith/WAER News

 


A Celebration of the 23rd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act proved that Syracuse residents have many “abilities.”


The road has not always been an easy one, as many described, but determination has helped them achieve their goals and dreams.  Agnes McCray was the keynote speaker.  She flashed back on her own life before the Act.

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