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DPPL Celebrates Disability Pride Month

On July 26, 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act.

In 2015, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio declared July Disability Pride Month in celebration of the ADA’s 25th anniversary. Photo of the mayor and constituents celebrating.
This is a law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities and broke down barriers to inclusion in society. 

In 2015, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio declared July Disability Pride Month in celebration of the ADA’s 25th anniversary. 

Today, this Disability Pride Month is many things.

It is a chance to learn about and celebrate those of us with disabilities and bring about awareness to ongoing ableism and discrimination against disabled peers.

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