This July 26, 2014 TribLive News article talks about celebrations held in Westmoreland County, PA at their county courthouse to celebrate the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which is an act that in the disability community is compareable to the civil rights act that added protections for race and ethnicity. the ADA offers protections against the abuse or neglect of people with disabilities in addition to setting standards for things like accessibility of public places and work place accommodations.
- Westmoreland celebrates Americans with Disabilities Act’s anniversary (triblive.com)
- Know It 2 Own It: Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act | ED.gov Blog (pluk.mt.typepad.com)
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