4th Annual Bridging for Accessibility Celebration

You’re invited to the 4th Annual Bridging for Accessibility Celebration in Celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Host: Center for Independent Living of Middle Tennessee
Date:  Thursday, October 26, 2006
Time:  3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location:  Music City Star Downtown Station
Theme:  Workers with Disabilities: Ready for the Global Workforce

Please join us for this celebration as we focus on Accessible, Affordable Transportation in connection with the Regional Transit Authority and the Metropolitan Transit Authority. Additionally, we will highlight Telecommuting as an achievable, affordable alternative to increase employment options. Lastly, help us celebrate as Access Nashville recognizes community businesses that have made strides toward accessibility. 

History: Public Law 176, enacted by Congress in 1945, designated the first week in October as "National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week”. In 1962, the word "physically" was removed from the week’s name to recognize the employment needs of all Americans with disabilities. Congress, in 1988, expanded the week to a month and changed its name to "National Disability Employment Awareness Month”.

*The location is accessible and an interpreter will be available on site. 

Please call 292-5803, ext. 39 or e-mail cilmt@tndisability.org if you have any additional questions or accommodation needs.

Merry C. Adams