Annual Awards Virtual Event
Championing Disability Rights for 49 Years

Will be held on October 25th, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST

**YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE EVENT** (REGISTRATION BEGINS 9/21)

 

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2021 Honorees:

Bryan Stevenson

Equal Justice Initiative

Judy Woodruff

PBS NewsHour

Katie Porter

US Representative (CA-45)

With More Honorees to be Announced Soon!

2021 Entertainment

Mandy Harvey

Jazz & Pop Singer & Songwriter, America’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer Winner

2021 Emcee

Yamiche Alcindor

Washington Week host and White House Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

 

Virtual Event

Re-imagining Inclusion, Equity, and Opportunity in Schools

Held on the anniversary of Olmstead: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM EST

** YOU ARE INVITED TO (RE)WATCH THE EVENT **

 

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Featured Speakers:

Monique Dixon

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the U.S. Education Department Office for Civil Rights

Kristen Harper

Director of Policy Development and Outreach, Child Trends

Narell Joyner

Consultant, Settlement Agreement G.P. et al. v. Montgomery (AL) Public Schools

Ebony Laboy

MPH Candidate, Rollins School of Public Health

Marvin Mitchell

Consultant; former Special Education Administrator, J.P. Manning Elementary School (Boston, MA)

Kadian Simmonds

2nd Grade Teacher, J.P. Manning Elementary School (Boston, MA)

Ira Burnim

Legal Director, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Holly O’Donnell

President & CEO, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Jalyn Radziminski 

Communications Manager, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

 

Speaker Spotlight Biographies

We are grateful for your support.

 

Annual Awards Virtual Event
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 

Held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at
7:00 PM EST
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Lifetime Achievement Award:
The Honorable Tony Coelho

Advocates of the year:
Allilsa Fernandez,
Northwell Health

Chacku Mathai,
Center for Practice Innovations at Columbia University

Outstanding Pro Bono Lawyer:
Jeff Goldman,
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Outstanding Pro Bono Partner:
Paul Weiss, Rifkind,
Wharton & Garrison LLP

 

Event Program (PDF)

Text ONLY Event Program (PDF)

See our save-the-date with special guests including
Valerie Jarrett, Judy Woodruff and many others:
2020 save the date
(click to enlarge)

 

Learn More About 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities 

 

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