Release of the DC Disabled Heroes Lesson Plans

  • Apr - 27 - 2022

DC Disabled Heroes Lesson Plans Release

Teaching Equality and Representation

April 27, 2022, 4:00 pm ET via Zoom

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Disabled leaders won the historic fight to add the life-sized, free-standing statue of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in a wheelchair to the FDR Memorial.

Join us in the release of this unit of one-of-a-kind lesson plans targeted at middle and high school students focused on Washingtonians with disabilities who have advanced the rights of disabled persons and ensured disability representation at the FDR Memorial.

Featured Speakers:

  • Judy Heumann, Disability Rights Advocate
  • Professor Arlene King-Berry, University of the District of Columbia
  • Rosalie Boone, Professor Emerita, Howard University
  • Mary E. Dolan, Executive Director, FDR Memorial Legacy Committee

This event is completely free, but please register. During registration, you are welcome to make a donation. Thank you.

To register, click this link: 

An event link to join the Zoom event on April 27 will be sent to you after you register.


ASL and Captioning provided. To request additional accommodations, please contact Mary Dolan,

Thank you to HumanitiesDC for funding this project.