Monday, July 27, 2009

ASAN Represented at White House Ceremony on Disability Rights

An event celebrating the 19th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was held at the White House on July 25, 2009. ASAN President Ari Ne'eman was one of the invited guests. At the event, President Barack Obama announced that he has instructed United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice to sign the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The President also signed a proclamation commemorating the ADA and affirming the rights of people with disabilities.

Photos from the celebration and announcement ceremony can be found on the main ASAN website.

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