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Bus Tour Marks 25th Anniversary of ADA

Jul 10, 2015

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This weekend, Rochester is a stop on a national tour marking the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

The landmark legislation was enacted on July 26, 1990. It prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities.

On Saturday, the ADA Legacy Bus tour makes some stops in Rochester. 

It's a traveling exhibit rolling across the country to create awareness and celebrate the work of disability rights advocates.

The tour will collect stories from people, as it has for 25 years, reflecting on how the ADA has affected their lives.

Click on the audio link above to hear an interview with Stephanie Woodward, director of advocacy for the Center for Disability Rights in Rochester. She talks about the progress that has been made in achieving equal access for people with disabilities, and what still needs to be done.