Friday, July 23, 2010

Live Web broadcast of DOJ Civil Rights Division's celebration of the 20th ADA anniversary on July 23

From the United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division:

Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Friday, July 23, 2010
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (eastern daylight time)

Shown live from The Great Hall in the Robert F. Kennedy Justice Building, the event will be shown in accessible streaming video and then re-broadcast, on-demand.

Featured speakers will include Attorney General Eric Holder, former Attorney General Dick Thornburgh, former Congressman Tony Coelho, and Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Thomas Perez. Their presentations will be followed by a facilitated panel discussion, moderated by Samuel Bagenstos, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, and will include presentations by ADA experts who played significant roles in the development and passage of the ADA: Bob Burgdorf, Yoshiko Dart, Chai Feldblum, Arlene Mayerson, and Bobby Silverstein.

Connect to the ADA Celebration -- video and standard audio with open captions

Connect to the ADA Celebration -- video, audio description and open captions

(note, the text above will become live links approximately 15 minutes before the event starts on July 23rd)

System Requirements

The live broadcast and the on-demand re-broadcast use a flash player for the video and audio. Most computer systems are equipped with a flash player but use the following link to check your system.