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Ed Roberts, the Disability Rights Movement and the ADA

This exhibit celebrates just some of the many groups and people who made the ADA possible, explores how and why it was passed, and concludes by looking at some of the major challenges we’re facing now. The ADA changed America, but there is a lot of work left to be done. PART ONE: Disability Rights […]

2016 Job Fair for Veterans & People with Disabilities*

Where: UCAR Center Green Campus, building 1, 3080 Center Green Drive, Boulder (Northwest of the Foothills Parkway/Valmont intersection) – http://bit.ly/2eVCShX When: Friday, November 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. These Colorado companies will be recruiting for more than 700 current and upcoming job openings: Ball Aerospace Ball Corporation Boulder Valley School District BT Catamount […]

City Hosts Listening Session on Red Rocks Accessibility

In conjunction with Denver Arts and Venues, the City and County of Denver’s Office of Disability Rights would like to invite community members to participate in a listening session on the accessibility of Red Rocks Amphitheatre. When: Thursday, November 3, 2016; 5:30 pm—7:30 pm Where: Central Park Recreation Center, 9651 MLK Jr. Blvd, Denver, CO 80238 […]

October Is Disability Employment Awareness Month In Colorado

The month will focus on showing employers how to tap into a valuable resource For immediate release Date: September 30, 2016 Contact: Office of Government, Policy and Public Relations Bill Thoennes at (303) 318-8004 or Cher Haavind at (303) 318-8003 Fax: (303) 318-8070 Web:  www.colorado.gov/cdle (DENVER) – October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and today in a press conference […]

Paralympics Live Stream

The 2016 Paralympic Games will reach more Americans than ever before as more than 70 hours are broadcast by NBC Olympics and hundreds more are live streamed on TeamUSA.org. The following sports will have dedicated live streams during the Games: judo, powerlifting, sitting volleyball, soccer 5-a- side, swimming, table tennis, track cycling, track and field, […]

Council Congratulates Member Greg A. Martinez on Retirement from the United States Navy

With “Permission to Go Ashore”, on August 7, 2016, Colorado Advisory Council for Persons with Disabilities Member, Greg A. Martinez, was recognized for his service in the U.S. Navy during a special retirement ceremony at Buckley Air Force Base. During his service, Greg A. Martinez received the following Medals and Ribbons: Meritorious Service Medal, 2 Awards […]