Accessibility is NOT Optional

  • May - 14 - 2021

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Invite for GAAD event (text is below)


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Accessibility is NOT Optional

A report on accessibility at the FDR Memorial, Washington, D.C.

May 20, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm ET

ASL and CART provided

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Featured Speaker:

Cheryl Fogle-Hatch, Ph.D.

Remarks by:

Senator Tom Harkin (Ret.)

Gordon Gund, Chairman Emeritus & Co-Founder, Foundation Fighting Blindness

Image Description: At the top of this graphic, there is a photo of a portion of a stone wall at the FDR Memorial which features a quotation by Eleanor Roosevelt engraved into the stone. The text of the portion shown reads: The Fundamentals of Living, and there is Braille underneath the letters.

Second Image Description: At the bottom right corner of this graphic, there is the logo for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, which has GAAD in blue letters with a blue circle surrounding the letters with a keyboard at the bottom right corner.

Third Image Description: Next to the GAAD logo is the logo for the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee. It is a round graphic with a dark gold illustrated version of the FDR wheelchair statue in the center. Above and below the graphic, white text on a curved navy-blue background reads: FDR Memorial Legacy Committee.