Events

Upcoming Events

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Virtual Teacher Professional Development Workshop 2022

    Upcoming Event Date : 
  • July 11, 2022

FDR Memorial Legacy Committee and The University of the District of Columbia Virtual Teacher Professional Development Workshop  July 11-12, 2022  

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Past Events

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Cocktails & Conversations: Virtual Discussion about Oscar-Nominated Film Crip Camp

    Past Event Date : 
  • March 30, 2021

Cocktails & Conversations: Join us for a virtual discussion about the Oscar-nominated film Crip Camp April 12, 2021, at 7 p.m. EST with ASL and closed captioning to be provided Featuring:  Judy Heumann, International Disability Rights Advocate featured in Crip Camp Andraea LaVant, Crip Camp Impact Producer 

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Online Talk: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by Historian John F. Sears

    Past Event Date : 
  • April 07, 2021

Please join us for an online talk titled Eleanor Roosevelt and the Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We will be joined by Historian John F. Sears on April 28, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. EST.

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Virtual Stakeholder/Community Meeting for Educators and Disability Leaders

    Past Event Date : 
  • April 12, 2021

We invite your participation in a virtual stakeholder/community meeting for educators and disability leaders. This year, the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee (FDR Committee), the friends group for the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC, is launching an educational program in partnership with the University of the District of Columbia which will include writing lesson plans, leading a teacher professional development session and piloting the lesson plans in classrooms. We would like to invite you to join us at one of our virtual stakeholder/community member sessions being held on May 4 and May 5 from 4:00-5:00pm EST. You are invited to choose to attend either one.

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Accessibility is NOT Optional

    Past Event Date : 
  • May 14, 2021

Accessibility is NOT Optional: A report on accessibility at the FDR Memorial, Washington, D.C. on May 20, 2021 at 12:00-1:00 pm ET Featured Speaker: Cheryl Fogle-Hatch, Ph.D. Remarks by: Senator Tom Harkin (Ret.) Gordon Gund, Chairman Emeritus & Co-Founder, Foundation Fighting Blindness

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Teacher Professional Development

    Past Event Date : 
  • July 12, 2021

Do you teach middle or high school? Do you want to make some extra money AND get continuing education credits for certification? Earn up to $400!! The FDR Memorial Legacy Committee (FDR Committee) and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) are partnering to conduct this virtual Summer Professional Development. We are looking for teachers who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the disability rights movement, FDR and his disability, new perspectives in teaching about FDR and his era, and the intersection of civil rights and disability rights.

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Release of the DC Disabled Heroes Lesson Plans

    Past Event Date : 
  • April 27, 2022

Join us in the release of DC Disabled Heroes Lesson Plans Teaching Equality and Representation April 27, 2022. 4:00 pm ET via Zoom 

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The FDR Memorial at 25: A conversation with Peter Kovler

    Past Event Date : 
  • May 04, 2022

The FDR Memorial at 25: A conversation with Peter Kovler

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25th Anniversary Celebration of the FDR Memorial

    Past Event Date : 
  • May 10, 2022

Thank you to the Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation and the Judy and Peter Kovler Foundation for their generous sponsorship of these anniversary events.

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